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How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

By Diannee Carden Glenn

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted. MORE  

Hotel Heir Found Dead After Alleged Drug Overdose

By McCarton Ackerman

The heir to the Denihan Hospitality Group was found dead near a batch of cocaine, crystal meth, and the club drug GHB. MORE  

Jamie Lee Curtis Calls 911 After Friend's Drug Overdose

By McCarton Ackerman

The actress saved her friend's life after having battled her own addiction to prescription drugs. MORE  

Drug Overdoses Speculated As Cause of Death For Two Former Navy SEALs

By McCarton Ackerman

Police found traces of narcotics and hypodermic needles after the bodies of two dead private security personnel were found aboard Captain Phillips' famed ship. MORE  

Demi Lovato Slams Drug Use After Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death

By McCarton Ackerman

Having recently opened up about her own struggles with addiction, Lovato took the opportunity to chastise Hollywood's portrayal of drugs and alcohol. 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  

Philip Seymour Hoffman, RIP

By Maddy Demberg

Why am I choking back tears when an actor I never knew personally dies of an overdose? MORE  

Nearly 50 Bags of Heroin Found in Hoffman’s Possession

By Shawn Dwyer

Police found numerous bags of heroin marked “Ace of Spades” in Philip Seymour Hoffman’s apartment, as well as several used syringes and multiple prescription drugs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 8, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Dina Lohan shocked by sobriety, Ralph Lauren's niece arrested for being drunk, Berlin supermarket receives boxes of cocaine, and Tommy Chong celebrates in Colorado. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 7, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Mike Tyson says he's still addicted to drugs, Madonna in hot water for Instagram pic, Peru calls for legalizing marijuana, and Troian Bellisario talks eating disorders. MORE  

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Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

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Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

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Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

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Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

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High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

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How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

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