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Former rock star squandered half a million on drugs

Radhi OAG says he had used about RM500,000 of his savings to sustain his drug habit.

Selena Gomez reveals Instagram addiction, low self-esteem

The former Disney Channel singer and actress made headlines last August when she abruptly quit her 'Revival' world tour, saying she needed to take time off to deal with panic attacks and depression.

NGO: Orang Asli alcoholism could lead to drug use

Groups representing indigenous community fear fate of those who turn to substance abuse due to stress over losing their traditional rights, land and livelihood.

Health ministry says no ban on poppy seeds

It says it has labelled poppy seeds, usually used in cooking, as a safe product due to the low morphine content and insignificant risk of addiction.

Addiction may explain the link between social media and depression

Addiction seemed to explain roughly three-quarters of the effect of social media use on depression, the researchers found.