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Morning Roundup: January 3, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Energy drinks' contents are a mystery, prison inmates sue booze companies for "causing" their crimes, and the son of an NBA team owner dies of a reported OD.  MORE  

Tainted Cough Syrup Kills Scores of Addicts

By McCarton Ackerman

Consuming locally manufactured cough syrup for a cheap high has tragic consequences in one Pakistani city. MORE  

Brooke Mueller "Did Not OD"

By Valerie Tejeda

Charlie Sheen's ex-wife was diagnosed with "exhaustion and dehydration," reps say. MORE  

Pete Doherty Reveals Affair With Amy Winehouse

By Chrisanne Grise

The rock star and addict speaks out on Kate Moss, crack and his "explosive romance" with Amy Winehouse. MORE  

3 Lessons from Bon Jovi's Daughter's Overdose

By Maia Szalavitz

A Fix expert offers three key safety rules that could potentially save a life in the event of an opioid overdose. MORE  

Britney Spears "OD'd on Amphetamines"

By McCarton Ackerman

A libel case launched by Britney Spears' ex-manager Sam Lutfi against her parents hears startling claims about the singer's drug problems. MORE  

Garrett Reid Died From Heroin OD, Coroner Confirms

By Bryan Le

The son of Eagles coach Andy Reid had long-struggled with addiction before his August death. MORE  

Glittering Event Makes $500,000 for Recovery

By Anna David

A foundation started by a family who lost their son to addiction draws a who's who of Hollywood heavyweights. MORE  

Slipknot Bassist's Doc Charged With Rx Drug Deaths

By Bryan Le

An Iowa doctor has been charged with involuntarily killing eight patients by overprescribing painkillers. MORE  

Today Honors Those Who Died by OD

By Bryan Le

International Overdose Awareness Day is a chance to promote policies that will cut our soaring fatality rate, the Drug Policy Alliance tells The Fix. MORE  

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