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Health & wellness

Are we becoming addicted to addiction?

Adapted from the In Practice blog on

I remember when a friend told me I ought to pray Krispy Kreme doughnuts never opened a franchise in Boston. “They should call them Krispy Krack,” she said. I also remember, years ago, the first time I entered an exam room and found the patient waiting for me tapping away at a miniature keyboard. “My Crack-berry,” he explained.

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