Category: Drugs

Why fish are getting addicted to meth

There have long been concerns that prescription drugs, everything from Prozac to antibiotics are making their ways into waterways where they can be absorbed by fish, and of course illegal drugs are also a part of the chemical cocktail fish encounter in their environment. Not only the fish exposed to these drugs, but they seem to become addicted to them. A new controlled study of 120 juvenile brown trout in the Czech Republic found that fish exhibited addictive behavior towards the drug methamphetamine.

   

MY 600 LB LIFE Sarah Neeley in recovery, fighting for her life post-rehab: ‘Thank God for second chances’

Last month, Starcasm broke the story of My 600 Lb Life star Sarah Neeley entering rehab for an unspecified drug addiction. Now, with Sarah Neeley in recovery, it’s looking like things have improved dramatically for the woman with the fifth-biggest weight loss in the show’s history. Keep reading for more details about Sarah’s recovery, her recent makeover, and her gratitude for a higher power.

Here’s exactly how much the 2019 Oscar gift bags are worth (and what’s in each one)

There's no other way to put it: there is a shitload of stuff in an Oscars gift bag. If I'd known just how many items I would have to track down and tally to write this, I might have just done another Jordyn Woods article instead. But I did track and tally, and now I can confirm the full extent to which the Oscar gift bags 2019 are a five-figure cosmetic orgy with some gourmet edibles thrown in.
   

Manager Scooter Braun reveals he worried Justin Bieber would die from drug abuse

Like many young people who find fame and fortune early, Justin Bieber struggled with dangerous drug abuse. Thankfully, he did have people looking after him, still there is often little people close to the situation can truly do unless the person struggling wants help for themselves. Scooter Braun opened up to Van Lathan's The Red Pill Podcast about the a time in Justin's life where he feared he would die in his sleep from an overdose every night because of his severe drug use.
   

Bethenny Frankel posts tribute to deceased boyfriend Dennis Shields, who died of an overdose Friday

Bethenny Frankel shared a touching photo of her on-again, off-again boyfriend of several years, Dennis Shields, after he died on an opiate overdose Friday at age 51. The 47-year-old business model and Real Housewives of New York City star shared the pic of Dennis and her deceased dog Cookie lying in bed together with the hashtag #nowandforever.