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.
Tributes to and tales about the late, great Alex Trebek have been pouring in since the Jeopardy! host’s passing last week at age 80. There have been some great recollections of the man, whose show business career spanned seven decades. But if you haven’t yet heard the Alex Trebek pot brownies story, you’re in for a real treat.
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.
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.