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Are E-Cigarettes A Safe Alternative?

There is growing concern that e-cigarettes are luring teenagers into addiction.


Chris Nilan with the Toucher and Rich Show on January 31, 2014. (Photo Credit: Andrew Celani)

Toucher & Rich: Chris Nilan Talks Boston Roots, Whitey Bulger, Addiction And Recovery

Boston native and former NHL player Chris Nilan was a guest in studio Friday morning on the Toucher and Rich Show and talked about a wide array of topics, starting with his time growing up in Boston.

98.5 The Sports Hub–01/31/2014

Ryan Klinkert was addicted to World of Warcraft.

Doctors See Rise In Internet And Video Game Addiction

Social media may seem harmless, but experts warn Facebook and Twitter and online games can be harder to resist than cigarettes and alcohol.


United States Representative, Arizona


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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/12/2012

Video Games

Video Games Are Tearing Marriages Apart

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.


Shopping Bargains

‘Haul Videos’ Showcase Shopping Addictions

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’s Only Detox Facility Shutting Down

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.



Medical Minute

WBZ’s Dr. Murray Feingold talks about the summer tan.