The American Medical Association has backpedaled a bit about its assertion that playing video games can be clinically defined as an addictive activity. Previously the AMA had called video-game addiction a bona fide psychological illness, but now the organization says it needs to conduct more research before making a definitive statement on the subject. According to AP's report, the AMA's jury is also still out when it comes to the possibility that high-fructose corn syrup might be linked to obesity. Looks like it's time to put on the lab coat, hook up the X-Box, grab some Sour Patch Kids, and get to researchin'.