Video Game Addiction Officially Deemed a Mental Health Disorder by World Health Organization

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Drop that controller — or can you? Visit for more information Following extensive research and the fact that the gaming industry has grown into a multibillion-dollar machine, the World Health Organization is officially classifying video game addiction as a disorder that can lead to mental health issues. Starting in January 2022, “Gaming disorder” will […]

Vic Mensa on His Addiction, Depression and How Music Saved Him

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Words by Jasmine Johnson Visit for more information ____________________________________________________________________ In 2015, Vic Mensa came into the music industry ten toes down. Advertisement The Chicago rapper came up from the Windy City before catching the wave the his 2013 mixtape, ‘Innanentape.’ The mixtape earned him an audience with Jay-Z, who signed him to Roc Nation. Not […]

New Study: Narcotic Painkillers May Lengthen and Worsen Chronic Pain


Researchers at the University of Colorado-Boulder have discovered yet another disadvantage of narcotic painkillers. Visit for more information While the introduction of the dangers of abuse and addiction come as no surprise to most, a three-month study conducted by the university displayed an increase in chronic pain in lab rats by the use of opioids […]

Lethal Heroin Claims Eight Lives In Massachusetts


Police in Massachusetts are warning about an “exceptionally deadly” lethal batch of heroin called, “Hollywood,” which claimed eight lives in the past week in Hampden County — four of the suspected fatal overdoses occuring just four days ago. Visit for more information According to the Boston Herald, suspected fatal heroin overdoses with the “Hollywood” […]