April 29, 2017  Last Update: December 21, 2016, 11:10 pm

Is Liquid Tobacco Deadly? or just Scary?

Liquid tobacco is more dangerous than many people know, and can even be deadly if enough touches exposed skin. But most e-juice is NOT “liquid tobacco”. Is vaping addicting? Do we need regulation, or education?

Palcohol : You’ve. Been. Trolled.

Did you fall for it? “PAlcohol” powdered alcohol? LOL.. you’ve been trolled.

New York Music Teacher Pawns School Tubas for Heroin Cash

One music teacher in New York discovered a creative way to fund her heroin habit… at school and student expense.

Is Diet Coke Addictive?

Is Diet Coke addicting? Or is Coca-Cola trying to suggest that being “on” a substance, like Diet Coke, is a good thing?

Predicting Depression by Testing Cortisol Levels in Saliva

The spit of teenage boys may be useful in determining their future risk for depression, a new study shows.

RakNominate: A Kinder, Gentler NekNominate?

Instead of tragic deaths, how about random acts of kindness? A new twist on the NekNominate game tries to steer away from high risk behavior while still playing the viral social media game.

PTSD and Alcohol Linked, and Re-Linked

If PTSD leads to alcoholism, and alcohol abuse leads to high-risk activities which can result in PTSD, what’s a college student to do?

‘Mortal Kombat’ Ecstasy Kills Scottish Clubbers

More ecstasy pills contaminated with other drugs, killing people. This time the pills were appropriately named “Mortal Kombat”.

Purple Drank is Dead

Is this the end of Purple Drank? As Actavis pulls the infamous promethazine plus codeine syrup from the market, what will fans of the sweet syrupy downer do?

NekNominate Deaths

Want to keep up on the NekNomination deaths and tragedies? Look no further. We’re keeping a tally!

NekNomination: A Primer

NekNomination: a new drinking challenge game, spread by social media. If you accept the “dare”, you need to take a big risk. Sometimes, you die.

Chinese Delivery Man Busted for Underage Booze

Police arrested a delivery man for delivering a 375 of Rum to an underage girl on the streets of Saddle Brook, New Jersey. This is the second time Nice Food Restaurant on Palisades Avenue in Garfield has been associated with alleged deliveries of alcohol to minors.

Oglala Sioux Decide To Sell Themselves Alcohol

If you can’t stop the white man from selling alcohol to your people, you suffer high unemployment as a community, and your people are willingly spending all their cash on alcohol while you can’t afford to provide treatment services for the resulting alcoholism, why not take over the alcohol retail business?

Did Westerville, OH Daycare Drug the Children?

Did a Westerville, Ohio child-care operator secretly spike childrens’ sippy cups with Benadryl to subdue them? Or is Tammy Eppley, owner of the “Caterpillar Clubhouse” a victim of the media’s thirst for scandal, and her own reckless text messaging?

Amanda Bynes Bong Toss : Amanda in “Mental Lockdown” CA5150

Amanda Bynes is filling the Celebrity Disaster void left by Lindsay Lohan, who is away in rehab. Child star Bynes has been arrested for reckless endangerment, attempted tampering with evidence and marijuana possession. Gossip reports say she threw a bong out the 36th floor window when cops arrived.