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Anti-Anxiety Drugs and Sleeping Pills Linked to Increased Risk of Death

By Victoria Kim

Researchers warned doctors to exercise more caution in prescribing drugs like Xanax and Ambien, the side effects of which they said are "significant and dangerous." MORE  

Man Died of Meth Overdose While In Border Patrol Custody

By Victoria Kim

After being arrested at a checkpoint, a U.S. citizen was found unresponsive in his cell because border patrol agents suspected he was faking a head injury and seizure-like activities. MORE  

Suspected Drunk Driver Kills Two, Injures 23 at SXSW Festival

By McCarton Ackerman

Rashad Charjuan Owens evaded a police checkpoint and sped down a street crowded with festival revelers. MORE  

Teenagers Injected Friend With Heroin and Posted Photos of Dead Body on Facebook

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite three people being present when Dylan Owens died after being injected with a fatal dose of heroin, only one has been charged with any crime. MORE  

German Scientists Claim Cannabis Caused Two Deaths

By Shawn Dwyer

The deaths included one man who had a serious heart condition, and another who had a history with cocaine and amphetamines. MORE  

College Rapper Tweeted About Drugs Hours Before Death

By McCarton Ackerman

Dustyn Frolka, or D-Fro, was found on the side of a highway in respiratory distress before dying at the hospital. Police are investigating possible homicide, though the rapper tweeted about using DMT. MORE  

Julia Roberts' Half-Sister Dies Of Reported Drug Overdose

By McCarton Ackerman

Roberts' estranged sibling took to Twitter to unleash a torrent of vitriol on the Oscar-winning actress the week she was found dead in a bathtub by her fiance. MORE  

For the Rest of Us

By Jodi Sh. Doff

It's always a shock when a celebrated entertainer dies, but one death is no more tragic than any other overdose. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 5, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Philip Seymour Hoffman knew he was going to die, Spain finds a ton of floating cocaine, Colorado raised $1.2 million in weed taxes, and Alaska could legalize pot. MORE  

‘Mortal Kombat’ Club Drug Causes First-Known Fatality

By McCarton Ackerman

While the Scottish girl was the first to die from Mortal Kombat, a rash of overdoses have been reported recently from a number of synthetic club drugs. MORE  

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The Jane's Addiction guitarist talked about his struggle with heroin addiction as part of a HuffPost Live segment hosted by Ricky Camilleri.

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Daney Hill lived under a highway overpass struggling with substance abuse, but she picked up the pieces and earned high honors in college with a degree in business.

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