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4 examples:

Video games may be the perfect distraction from your addictions.
(USA Today - Tech, )

Yet once again, British Columbia is the only province other than Newfoundland that has no long-term residential treatment for kids with addictions.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Addicts in a new study at the University of Houston will strap on virtual reality headsets and navigate a "heroin cave" to help them try and kick their addictions.
(NBC News Health, )

Actor Richard Gere (pictured), 66, said the 'moment of compassion' that comes with giving money 'heals' both people and is more important than trying to wean homeless people off their addictions.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Other sentences

91 examples:

There are plenty of examples of people who do these things “excessively”, but no-one says those are “addictions”.

Coffee and smoking are the last great addictions.
(Lara Flynn Boyle)

One trait of addictive families is that we never recognize our own addictions.
(Lorna Luft)

The 69-year-old entertainer has struggled with alcohol and drug addictions.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

Khalil Rafati overcame his addictions to become the owner of SunLife Organics.
(The New York Times - Business, )

The creative duo discusses their teenage style, app addictions and favorite places to shop.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Beyoncé baby rumors swirl, but seemingly get shut down; Robin Thicke's addictions revealed.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

Addiction researchers are optimistic that they can create effective medication to treat addictions.
(Nature, )

One of the hardest addictions to shake is smoking – but quitting is the best decision you will ever make.
(Fox News - Health, )

But his reporting places much of the blame for the addictions and deaths he documents on opioid pain pills.
(Forbes - Business, )

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's very public addictions have sparked no end of biting commentary and late-show jokes.
(Janet Davison in CBC News - Health, )

, emotional and financial changes that come with aging can lead to alcohol and, increasingly, drug addictions.
(The New York Times - Health, )

Brodie Smith went to Thailand to undertake a radical treatment for his drug addictions using an African shrub.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

It’s goal” to make you more aware of device dependency, and help people with smartphone addictions.
(NBC Today, )

This truth is powerfully reflected in mental illnesses, like posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and addictions.
(Science Daily - News, )

Even more troubling, there are no FDA-approved pharmacotherapies for some addictions, such as compulsive cocaine use.
(Science Daily - News, )

A P.E.I. woman is demanding an involuntary addictions treatment program on the Island after the death of her husband.
(CBC News in CBC News - Health, )

The venom of these marine critters provides leads for detection and possible treatment of some cancers and addictions.
(Science Daily - News, )

Quitting smoking can have a profound effect on a person's health, but it is also one of the hardest addictions to kick.
(Science Daily - News, )

In an age of special diets and gadget addictions, how to make sure your extended-family adventure isn’t a road to ruin.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Critics, however, are unconvinced it’s doing any good, seeing the drug as actually paving the way for worse addictions.
(Tech Times - Health, )

U.S. actress Jada Pinkett Smith revealed on her Facebook page she successfully battled unspecified addictions in the past.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

The physical, emotional and financial changes that come with aging can lead to alcohol and, increasingly, drug addictions.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Men from Central Asia's conservative culture are reticent to admit addictions in group therapy but open up nicely to rocks.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Heroin, a drug that had been dying out in use, is now seeing a resurgence in popularity that is worrying addictions experts.
(CBC News in CBC News - Health, )

An opera traces the life of the definitive bebop composer and saxophonist: his childhood, addictions, love life and collaborators.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

She’s worked in the area of addictions for more than a decade and helped set up harm reduction programs in Saskatoon’s inner city.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

The Richmond Addiction Services says it deals with roughly 20 to 30 new families every year that need help overcoming digital addictions.
(CBC News in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

David and Rebecca Nielsen, 23, from North Prairie, Wisconsin, developed food addictions early on in life following their parents' divorce.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The comedy factual series has three grandmothers advising young people as life coaches on first and last dates and careers and addictions.
(The Hollywood Reporter - International, )

There's no strong scientific research that shows pornography addictions exist, in fact viewing porn may have benefits, U.S. researchers say.
(UPI - Health News, )

Researchers at the University of Missouri, in the U.S., found that children with autism and ADHD are more likely to develop gaming addictions.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Concentrating on trigonometry can be a struggle for any teenager, let alone those with young children, drug addictions and no bed to go home to.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Liaquat Zaman, a former skunk user who now helps people who have drug addictions, said that smoking skunk had lead to the break up of his marriage.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

A new review proposes an Addictions Neuroclinical Assessment (ANA) to incorporate more clinical information into the diagnosis of addictive disorders.
(Science Daily - News, )

Deep shafts of sunlight penetrate these messily alluring and yet casually droll stories of struggling mothers, blue-collar jobs and desperate addictions.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

The world's first comprehensive report on global addictions revealed the shocking figure, and found 68.9 per cent of in the US drank at least once a year.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Student addictions worker Jackie Healey is in excruciating pain and may have permanently lost sight in one eye after she was attacked with a baseball bat.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

A Utah woman killed six of her babies because she couldn’t raise the children while also supporting her drug and alcohol addictions, police said Tuesday.
(Lauren Raab in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

The youngest son of Senator Ted Kennedy is speaking candidly about alcoholism, mental health disorders and other addictions that plagued his famous family.
(NBC News, )

Andrew Kornfeld, the son of an addictions doctor who sought to help Prince before he died, is describing what happened for the first time in a CNN editorial.
(Zulekha Nathoo in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Sydney mother-of-five Emma Fahy Davis lost an incredible 82.5 kilograms through diet and exercise, after battling drug and alcohol addictions to become sober.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

E-cigarettes were linked to about 18,000 people beating their cigarette addictions in England last year based on increases in vaping and decreases in smoking.
(UPI - Health News, )

The UK is the "addictions capital of Europe" because of a failure to tackle the trade in "legal highs", heroin addiction and cheap alcohol, a think tank warns.
(BBC News - Science & Environment, )

The pressure of being in the public eye can make it harder for celebrities and politicians like Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to recover from addictions, experts say.
(CBC News in CBC News - Health, )

The ready supply of sexual images makes it difficult for young people with sex addictions to resist the urge to find porn, a University of Cambridge study found.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

A Halifax hospital is defending its use of home lotteries to raise money after a Canadian medical journal suggested they could potentially fuel gambling addictions.
(CBC News - Health, )

An addictions expert at the University of British Columbia is renewing the argument for prescribing heroin to addicts who have tried and failed to kick their habits.
(The Vancouver Sun - Health, )

Backstage, Luger wrestled with addictions to sex, drugs, and alcohol—things he clung to even when his mistress died suddenly of a drug overdose and Lex went to jail.
(Forbes - Business, )

Research out of McMaster University shows that putting the importance of a bed ahead of treatment for addictions or mental health issues is more effective and cheaper.
(CBC News in CBC News - Health, )

Even moderate drinkers face an elevated risk of developing breast cancer, according to a study from the University of Victoria’s Centre for Addictions Research of B.C.
(Rhiannon Coppin in CBC News - Canada, )

The extracellular-signal regulated kinase (ERK) pathway plays a role in multiple drug addictions and appears to modulate neuronal plasticity through epigenetic mechanisms.
(Science Daily - News, )

Journalists and psychologists are quick to describe someone as being a porn "addict," yet there's no strong scientific research that shows such addictions actually exists.
(Science Daily - News, )

A pioneering Centre for Compulsive and Addictive Behaviours has been set up in West London, and tens of thousands of pounds are being spent to help patients with online addictions.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Scientists at the universities of Missouri and Arizona found tying the knot causes dramatic reductions in the amount of alcohol people drink, even among those with severe addictions.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

An addictions expert calls on clinicians to screen for vaping among teens, who are either uninformed or misinformed about the dangers and risks associated with electronic cigarettes.
(Science Daily - News, )

The mandatory prescribing program of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C., which took effect Wednesday, comes about because of an epidemic of narcotic addictions and deaths.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

"People never saw the young, funny, healthy, beautiful and amazing girl she was before mega-fame and addictions took over," said Asif Kapadia while attending the Toronto Film Festival.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

A new study has found that giving homeless people a place to live first, then offering services for other issues such as mental illness and addictions, helps them become self-sufficient.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

The world's first comprehensive report on global addictions has revealed that Australians smoke less tobacco and drink less alcohol than the British, but Aussies take more illicit drugs.
(Science Daily - News, )

Scientists have pinpointed a population of neurons in the brain that influences whether one drink leads to two, which could ultimately lead to a cure for alcoholism and other addictions.
(Science Daily - News, )

From automatic shutoff times, to no-phone intervals, to artistic, phone-hiding "Be Present" boxes, parents around the country are finding ways to limits their kids' cell phone addictions.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

The findings offer insights into how a certain part of the brain shared by monkeys and humans plays a role in decision making, and perhaps even in some disorders and addictions in humans.
(Science Daily - News, )

Investigators have examined the association between parental addictions and adult depression in a representative sample of 6,268 adults, drawn from the 2005 Canadian Community Health Survey.
(Science Daily - News, )

Aboriginal women and girls are easy prey for human traffickers because they are more likely to suffer from poverty, drug addictions and mental-health problems, says a newly disclosed report.
(Steve Rennie in CBC News - Politics, )

Heroin addiction is notoriously difficult to overcome, but a new study finds that some people with particularly serious addictions may benefit from treatment with a drug related to morphine.
(Fox News - Health, )

NICK HARRIS: Hundreds of professional footballers and cricketers in Britain are battling gambling addictions according to new research based on confidential interviews with almost 350 players.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Gregory Davies, 32, landed a job on a construction site in Portland, Me., through MaineWorks, a temp agency that hires formerly incarcerated people recovering from drug and alcohol addictions.
(The New York Times - Business, )

The findings show that providing prompt, permanent shelter to homeless people is cheaper and more effective than trying to treat underlying conditions such as mental health or addictions first.
(Science Daily - News, )

The P.E.I. government is close to working out a deal with the Portage addictions treatment facility in New Brunswick that would see more Island youth sent there, says Health Minister Doug Currie.
(CBC News in CBC News - Health, )

I can no longer enable what I consider to be reckless addictions to trading, and the hopium of trying to play a game of “beat the market,” at the expense of creating sustainable income streams.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

A local pastor says many people in Inuvik, N.W.T., with addictions aren't getting the help they need because they don't have proper identification to board flights to southern treatment facilities.
(CBC News in CBC News - Health, )

The legendary guitarist, 71, who publicly fought addictions to cocaine, heroin, prescription drugs and alcohol, has been debilitated by his illness and says it is now 'hard work' to play the guitar.
(Daily Mail - News, )

B.C.’s new minimum price structure for alcohol is a good step toward protecting public health, but it also helps defend existing liquor stores from new competition, according to an addictions researcher.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

Chaka Khan and her sister have entered a drug rehabilitation program to battle their addictions to prescription drugs, and Khan says the death of her good friend Prince helped hasten her decision to get help.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Kenny Sansom was on Thursday night in the care of the Professional Footballers’ Association after revelations that he was homeless, penniless and losing the fight against his addictions to gambling and alcohol.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

An advisory committee today recommended the FDA approve probuphine, an implant containing two active drugs to counteract opioid cravings, for use in the treatment of heroin and prescription painkiller addictions.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Almost 200 Australians who developed gambling and sexual addictions after taking prescription drugs used to treat Parkinson's Disease will be awarded compensation over alleged failures to warn them about side-effects.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

It was well known that her musical sister Victoria (Vicki) Fawkes — an ebullient 42-year-old who battled crack and alcohol addictionsoften played the mouth harp as she walked through the community of Chilliwack.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

After a rash of officer arrests involving alcohol, the Denver Police Department has rolled out a new program designed to help officers deal with addictions and stress — problems that, if ignored, can derail a career.
(The Denver Post - News, )

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on Tuesday called for more government investment in addressing the nation's opioid epidemic, saying only half of the 2 million people who need treatment for addictions have access to it.
(Fox News - Health, )

Kenneth Leonard, director of the the Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo, said variations in definition can affect how patients can access medical cannabis, and what conditions it can be used to treat.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

A former drug addict in St. John's is offering an ancient psychedelic drug native to West Africa to people looking to battle their addictions, but at least one doctor says taking the unapproved substance could prove fatal.
(Amy Stoodley and Stephanie Tobin in CBC News - Health, )

Medical and addictions experts in Manitoba are again raising the alarm about the dangers associated with fentanyl, after two people overdosed and a third required medical care after ingesting the drug in Winnipeg this week.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

Whether adolescents who are allowed to drink alcohol at home go on to have negative involvement with alcohol is dependent on the family structure, found a new study from University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA).
(Fox News - Health, )

The mechanics of how dopamine transports into and out of brain cells has been uncovered by researchers, a finding that could someday lead to more effective treatment of drug addictions and neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease.
(Science Daily - News, )

For every $4 spent in 2001, the government now only spends $3. Yet these children are among the most vulnerable in our society, having been taken from homes riddled with problems, or suffering themselves from mental illnesses, addictions and/or physical disabilities.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

A Saskatoon addictions expert says he is cautiously optimistic after news that a life-saving anti-overdose drug could be available in Canadian pharmacies without a prescription by early to mid-2016. “In principle I am in favour of increased access, but the devils are in the details,” Dr. Peter Butt said.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Women college students spend an average of 10 hours a day on their cellphones, with men college students spending nearly eight hours, according to a study on cellphone activity. "As cellphone functions increase, addictions to this seemingly indispensable piece of technology become an increasingly realistic possibility," researchers noted.
(Science Daily - News, )

Medical marijuana shops popping up all over Metro Vancouver are giving parents and their children the wrong impression about weed, says an addictions specialist. “Using the term ‘medical’ is giving a false impression to people — parents and kids,” says Dr. Siavash Jafari, who works out of several Vancouver Coastal Health clinics in Vancouver and also the Burnaby Centre for Mental Health and Addiction.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

An hour late, she stops to talk to her band before sitting on a speaker, staring blankly into the crowd with her chin resting on her hand and refusing to sing. “Sing or give me my money back,” screams an audience member, filming on his phone The date was 18 June 2011; one month later, after years of struggling with drug and alcohol addictions, an eating disorder and depression, Winehouse died in her Camden home, of accidental alcohol poisoning.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

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