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Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Hometown Fans Remember Him A Year After His Death

It’s been a year since actor Philip Seymour Hoffman passed away after overdosing from a cocktail of drugs and fans are still mourning the loss of a talented character actor. Hoffman’s hometown in Fairport, New York remembers the actor as a happy kid who was “really living and burning brightly and having fun.” Hoffman’s teachers in Fairport High School remember …

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Charlie Sheen’s Ex Rushed to Hospital; Overdose Rumors Contradicted

Charlie Sheen’s former fiancée Brett Rossi, who goes by the name Scottine Sheen, was hospitalized due to an overdose over the weekend. RadarOnline quotes an insider who told them that Rossi was found unresponsive by a friend in her own home. “It was an overdose,” the source said. “It is not known what she overdosed on.” The source further told …

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Brett Rossi, Charlie Sheen’s Ex, Hospitalized After Split

Brett Rossi, Charlie Sheen’s ex fiancé, had to be hospitalized over the weekend. According to Radar Online, Rossi, who also goes by the name of Scottine Sheen, was found unresponsive at her California home by a close friend. “It was an overdose,” a source told the website. “It is not known what she overdosed on.” According to the source, Rossi …

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Second Overdose Death At Mad Decent Block Party

During an outdoor music festival organized by record label Mad Decent in Columbia, Maryland on Friday, two fans died of apparent drug overdoses, and an additional 19 were transported to an area hospital. An unnamed 17-year-old male from Virginia, who was hospitalized since Friday and in critical condition, died Monday. This comes after 20-year-old Tyler Fox Viscardi, of Raleigh, North …

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Philip Seymour Hoffman Leaves Children Out of Will

Court documents obtained Monday revealed that late actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman opted to leave his three children out of his will, as he “did not want his children to be considered ‘trust fund’ kids,” according to the Oscar winner’s accountant. Hoffman had amassed a $35 million fortune during his Hollywood career, and his accountant David Friedman was recently interviewed by …

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Lea Michele Only Has Happy Memories of Cory

Popular Glee actress Lea Michele does not want her late boyfriend, Cory Monteith, to be defined by the addiction that ultimately claimed his life. In a recent interview with Seventeen magazine, Michele spoke about Cory’s unique ability to make her feel special. “I only have happy memories of Cory. He was not his addiction – unfortunately, it won. But that …

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New Painkiller Zohydro: What Parents And Patients Need To Know

Painkiller junkies who’ve diligently done research are anxiously awaiting the arrival of a pill called Zohydro. Meanwhile, a well-meaning coalition of health professionals is also anticipating – the imminent demise of such existing abusers and legitimate patients alike. They are trying their hardest to prevent such tragedy from unfolding right up until the last minute, as the drug is set …

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Monster Energy Drinks Investigated By Attorneys

Your company may want to stop pushing the envelope of your product if it has a history for being a potential causation of five deaths from reports by the Food and Drug Administration. Monster Beverage Corporation, the makers of the popular Monster Energy drink has been pitted against the combined forces of east and west: a New York state attorney …

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Conrad Murray Blames Michael Jackson for Own Death

Dr. Conrad Murray continues to claim his innocence in the death of iconic performer Michael Jackson. The 60-year-old heart surgeon was released from prison three weeks ago, but has already spoken about the legendary singer and dancer. In a recent interview with The Mail, the doctor shifted blame for the tragic death on the superstar himself. ‘I did not kill …

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Tylenol Warnings Serve as Grave Reminder

Very soon the Tylenol products that we know as the safest pain reliever available and use without fear for every little ache will carry bright red warning labels on the lid. These warnings are a product of numerous lawsuits and pressure by the federal government.The warnings will start in October on Extra Strength Tylenol and become widespread on other Tylenol …

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Cory Monteith – Drug Abuse Agency Issues Statement

We have reported on the death of Cory Monteith, discussing the coroner’s report, and the reactions from other celebrities following his death. Now a statement has been issued by the powers that be at The Partnership for a Drug-Free America. Their hope is that other young people take to heart the lesson about drug abuse that Monteith’s tragic death offers. …

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Rapper Overdose Confirmed by Medical Examiner

Chris Kelly of the rap group Kriss Kross died of a drug overdose, a medical office investigator told the Associated Press on Monday. The 90’s musician died on May 1 from a mixture of drugs, confirmed Betty Honey from the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office in Atlanta. The office did not release information about the type of drugs found in …

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