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Crackdown: The number of children in Britain trying out vaping has risen by 50% in one year.

It is not just about alcohol, smoking and drugs — although, of course, these are important topics. Today, experts are talking about addiction in dozens of new contexts. People around the world are reporting addictions to social media, to smartphones, to the internet, to gambling, to gaming, to vaping and even to ultra-processed foods. What does addiction do to the brain? How can we help people fight addiction? And why are humans so prone to addiction anyway?

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