Social media may seem harmless, but experts warn Facebook and Twitter and online games can be harder to resist than cigarettes and alcohol.
With a new chapter unfolding here in the chill of January, we spend short moments reflecting on those voices lost to us, a somewhat sad annual ritual.
If you ask most parents, they will admit it can be hard to limit the amount of time their kids play video games. Now some adults are having trouble pulling themselves away from these games, and that addiction can tear families apart and ruin marriages.
A lot of people are going to cringe when they tear open their holiday shopping credit card bills. But for some teenagers, shopping is a year round addiction. Some experts say a new internet craze, called haul videos, is making the problem even worse.
Lowell is losing its only inpatient drug and alcohol detoxification facility, meaning addicts will have to travel farther for help and about 50 people will lose their jobs.
WBZ’s Dr. Murray Feingold talks about the summer tan.