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To keep slum kids away from addiction, this 25-year-old Hyderabadi teaches them Kuchipudi

Sai Venkata Gangadhar started classes for slum kids a long time ago and the addiction problem these children fall into is what he wants to counter by using art as a tool. Are you ready for his story?

Published on 31st March 2021
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Around 76 per cent school, college students are forced to watch tobacco ads: AIIMS Prof

Famous cancer specialist and Regional Director, HCG Hospital, Bangalore, Dr Vishal Rao, said that the chances of addiction in adolescence are high. So these companies are specifically targeting them

Published on 31st January 2021
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Happy childhood may lower drinking, substance abuse risk among teens, finds new study

The findings, published in the journal Addiction Research and Theory, indicated that positive attitudes towards the past, present and future put adolescents at lower risk of alcohol use

Published on 26th January 2021
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Ohio State University study: Vaping linked to increased smoking in teenagers

This research followed more than 1,200 boys from urban Franklin County and nine rural Appalachian counties in Ohio for two years. They were 11 to 16 years old when they entered the study

Published on 18th December 2020
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China govt imposes curfew on minors in gaming crackdown to avoid causing addiction

The move comes amidst concerns about health, eyesight and online addiction in children

Published on 7th November 2019
Anil Kumar's PUBG Painting

This Drawing Teacher from Mandya just painted some 'killer' art on PUBG. Check it out!

Anil Kumar will be exhibiting his art in Bengaluru this weekend and has an entire series dedicated to mobile addiction and PUBG

Published on 11th October 2019
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Addicted to PUBG? Here's how to identify if your gaming will come back to kill you — and ways to save yourself

Several studies by experts have said that there are criteria, through which addiction can be determined: if the use of technology affects your sleep, productivity, interpersonal relationships and more

Published on 25th September 2019
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Dear Indian government, your ban on e-cigarettes will be the death of me. Thank you

The government banned e-cigarettes on September 18 and said that it was done to deter people, mostly millennials, from getting hooked to a new addiction

Published on 20th September 2019
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Substance Abuse: How Chennai's TTK Foundation is using music and horticulture to help rehabilitation

Going beyond just regular therapy to help people deal with alcohol and drug abuse, the foundation is helping people come out of addiction

 

Published on 5th August 2019
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#SayNoToDrugs: Madurai school students share life stories on International day against drug abuse

Marking the occasion, the students were screened a short film that highlighted the perils of drug addiction and its effects on families

Published on 27th June 2019
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Six out of ten young men in Hyderabad are addicted to porn, finds study

The study notes that internet addiction can have several effects like isolation from the environment which leads to social, emotional and intellectual maladjustments

Published on 6th March 2019
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Now, 5 Alleppey police stations to have park, de-addiction and counselling centres in kid-friendly makeover

The child-friendly and model police stations will have a mini children's park, besides a de-addiction centre, facilities for counselling and personality training

Published on 19th June 2018
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How NIMHANS' tech de-addiction clinic is helping India's youth detox from selfies, gaming

SHUT, a NIMHANS initiative, has been helping the youth fight technology addiction since 2014 and its latest enemy is gaming

Published on 3rd May 2018
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Do you love your selfies? Well, you may be suffering from 'selfitis'

This rising addiction to selfies is called 'selfitis' and varies to three degrees- borderline, acute and chronic selfitis, says Poornima Bhat

Published on 23rd March 2018
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Har Har Mahadev: Why this BHU Professor wants his porn-blocking app to be used by every student in India

Bhajans when you've got a boner? Well, Dr Vijay Mishra believes that porn addiction is killing India's creativity and strongly believes that his app holds the key to solving the 'porn' problem

Published on 17th November 2017

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