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5 Celebrity Addiction Recovery Success Stories

Hollywood is notorious for celebrities with addictions In 2008, celebrity drug abuse and overdose stories dominated the media; from Michael Jackson’s fatal death due to a prescription drug addiction, to Heath Ledger’s tragic demise due to drugs such as OxyContin … Read More

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Prescription Painkiller Deaths Soar in the U.S.

  The number of deaths in the U.S. due to prescription painkiller overdose has more than tripled in the past decade, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Approximately 15,000 people per year … Read More

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