Celebrity Addiction

Keeping Score: Why Total Wellness Should Be Priority No. 1 for Professional Athletes

doctor putting stethascope on football helmet

It’s no secret that a professional sports career comes with a pretty impressive perks package — worldwide recognition, an enviable seven-figure paycheck, flashy endorsement deals, adulation from fans of all ages, an instant platform to champion meaningful causes and so much more. What may seem like such a charmed life, however, comes with enormous pressures that are often left unaddressed. To consistently play at peak physical level, which, of course, is the expectation when organizations are investing so much money in someone’s talent, players often deal with nagging injuries. And rather than rehabilitating their torn-up knees and jacked-up backs properly, […]

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Celeb-Branded Marijuana Blends

Celeb-Branded Marijuana Blends

Is the world ready for celebrity-branded marijuana? A member of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony believes so. Stanley “Flesh-N-Bone” Howse recently announced he is partnering with a company to create his own strain of medical marijuana. Michigan Live recently reported that the musician has partnered with a Michigan-based medical marijuana facility to create a new strain of marijuana for patients in the area. The custom blend has been dubbed “Phifty Caliber Kush” and boasts a “distinct floral taste and works as an effective pain reliever.” Smoking a star’s custom mix sounds just crazy enough to be the next big trend in Hollywood, but […]

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Drug Addiction Profiled on Deadliest Catch

The reality show Deadliest Catch follows a few different privately owned fishing boats in the Bering Sea, chronicling the hard labor that comes with the job and the personal stories of many of the fishermen as well as the boats’ captains. One thing that the show doesn’t do is address the drug addiction that is rampant among fishermen – until now. Drug Addiction and Deadliest Catch It’s not uncommon for fishermen to abuse crystal meth and other stimulants in order to stay awake for 36+ hours at a time during the most labor intensive parts of the trip or for […]

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3 Bands That Lost Their Front Men to Drug Addiction

Sex, drugs, and rock and roll: the saying is that they go together. Unfortunately, both sex and drugs have taken down some of the biggest bands in rock and roll history. Here we take a look at some of the bands that have lost their front men to drug addiction – and continued to rock. Iron Maiden Lost Paul Di’Anno to Bad Behavior Under the Influence British heavy metal band Iron Maiden let go of Paul Di’Anno, their first singer, when his wild behavior under the influence of drugs became too much for his band mates to handle. That’s saying […]

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Former Celtic Player Talks About Heroin Addiction in New Book

Chris Herren, formerly a basketball player for the Boston Celtics, lost everything to heroin addiction. The one-time small town basketball hero who made national headlines with his basketball skills during his high school days ended up back in his hometown 20 years later, unemployed and looking for a fix. Now married and a father of three, Herren has decided to make the best of his heroin addiction and all the loss he experienced as a result. After attending heroin rehab, he penned an autobiography with the hope of getting his story out there and helping others like him realize that […]

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