Posts tagged "substance abuse"

Is Petco Getting Your Dog Drunk?

Pet owners are up in arms about an "all-natural calming medicine for dogs" being sold in Petco stores. The product, "Good Dog," by Pet Organics, claims to “support emotional balance in your dog with this homeopathic, natural aid.” It is a “water additive … made from a combination of four flower essences known for soothing…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / January 15, 2015

Some Thoughts On Cory Monteith’s Death

I was in bed, half-awake, on Sunday morning when I found out that  Cory Monteith, one of the lead actors on "Glee," had died suddenly of an apparent drug overdose the day before. Monteith was never a celebrity that I would have expected to die at 31. Even though I knew he had struggled with…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 16, 2013

Morning Quickies: Demi Moore Rushed To Hospital Monday Night

Demi Moore was taken to a Los Angeles hospital on Monday night after paramedics responded to a 911 call at her home.  The night before, People claims Demi Moore spend a "late night out" with her 23-year-old daughter Rumer Willis, where she was seen grinding on the butt of one of Rumer's "90210" co-stars, unbottoning…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 25, 2012

Watch This Drunk Guy Dancing To “Single Ladies”

Usually, if a video indicates there's a drunk person dancing in it, I don't watch it, because who wants to watch one more drunk person dancing like a fool? But this one is a must-see. This dude who had way too many is possessed by the spirit of Beyonce at the Minnesota State Fair. Busting…

By: Susannah Breslin / October 15, 2010

On “Intervention,” A Young Woman Snorts Drugs With A Tampon Tube

I used to watch A&E's addiction series, "Intervention," religiously. After a while, though, I couldn't take it anymore. I appreciate the struggles of addiction, but the stories are so often so heartbreaking. Watching people in the throes of intense addiction is agonizing. Every once in a while, though, I tune in again. This Monday, I…

By: Susannah Breslin / April 14, 2010

The Daily Squeeze: Geriatric Sex, Bromances, And Small Brains

Sex Over Sixty, a new four-and-a-half-hour documentary, delves into topics like how type 2 diabetes is a leading cause of sexual dysfunction in men and what loss of estrogen does to women's sex drives. Only 900 copies remain, so order yours today! (Watch some clips here. These people are adorable.) [Daily Record, NJ and Sex

By: Catherine Strawn / April 15, 2008