OVERDOSES
CELEBRITY
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PHILIP
SEYMOUR
HOFFMAN
AGE: 46
Drug intoxication, including
heroin, cocaine,
benzodiazepines and
amphetamine
DEATH YEAR: 2...
WHITNEY
HOUSTON
AGE: 48
Drowned after a cocktail of
cocaine and prescription
drugs (12 bottles found,
including Xanax and ...
ERICA
BLASBURG
AGE: 25
Asphyxia and an overdose
of prescription drugs
taken for headache, pain,
cough, and anxiety
DEATH Y...
BRITTANY
MURPHY
AGE: 32
Passed away from
pneumonia, anemia and
prescription drug
intoxication.
DEATH YEAR: 2009
ACTRESS AN...
MICHAEL
JACKSON
AGE: 50
Died from a lethal
injection of the
anesthetic propofol.
DEATH YEAR: 2009
AMERICAN POP ICON
HEATH
LEDGER
AGE: 28
Australian actor overdosed
on painkillers, anti-anxiety
drugs, and sleeping pills.
DEATH YEAR: 2008
A...
ANNA
NICOLE
SMITH
AGE: 40
Accidental overdose of at
least nine different
prescription drugs.
DEATH YEAR: 2007
MODEL, PLAYB...
ELVIS
PRESLEY
AGE: 42
Abuse of prescription drugs
including painkillers,
tranquilizers, and opiates, is
thought to have co...
MARGEUX
HEMINGWAY
AGE: 42
Phenobarbital overdose
DEATH YEAR: 1996
ACTRESS
BRUCE
LEE
AGE: 32
Cerebral Edema due to
meprobramate, aspirin
DEATH YEAR: 1973 ACTOR, DIRECTOR,
MARTIAL ARTIST
JUDY
GARLAND
AGE: 47
Overdose of barbiturates
(sleeping pills)
DEATH YEAR: 1969 AMERICAN ACTRESS
AND SINGER
DORTHY
DANDRIDGE
AGE: 42
Imipramine, a tricyclic
antidepressant
DEATH YEAR: 1965
ACTRESS AND SINGER
MARILYN
MONROE
AGE: 36
Overdose of barbiturates
DEATH YEAR: 1962
ACTRESS, SINGER,
MODEL, SEX-SYMBOL
ROBERT
WALKER
AGE: 32
Amobarbital and alcohol
DEATH YEAR: 1951
ACTOR
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Prescription drug abuse is a major and growing problem in America. Here are 14 celebrities whose lives have ended early due to drug overdose, whether accidental or not.

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  1. 1. OVERDOSES CELEBRITY
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  4. 4. PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN AGE: 46 Drug intoxication, including heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines and amphetamine DEATH YEAR: 2014 ACTOR AND DIRECTOR
  5. 5. WHITNEY HOUSTON AGE: 48 Drowned after a cocktail of cocaine and prescription drugs (12 bottles found, including Xanax and Flexeril) DEATH YEAR: 2012 SINGER, ACTRESS, PRODUCER, MODEL
  6. 6. ERICA BLASBURG AGE: 25 Asphyxia and an overdose of prescription drugs taken for headache, pain, cough, and anxiety DEATH YEAR: 2010 PROFESSIONAL GOLFER (LPGA)
  7. 7. BRITTANY MURPHY AGE: 32 Passed away from pneumonia, anemia and prescription drug intoxication. DEATH YEAR: 2009 ACTRESS AND SINGER
  8. 8. MICHAEL JACKSON AGE: 50 Died from a lethal injection of the anesthetic propofol. DEATH YEAR: 2009 AMERICAN POP ICON
  9. 9. HEATH LEDGER AGE: 28 Australian actor overdosed on painkillers, anti-anxiety drugs, and sleeping pills. DEATH YEAR: 2008 ACTOR
  10. 10. ANNA NICOLE SMITH AGE: 40 Accidental overdose of at least nine different prescription drugs. DEATH YEAR: 2007 MODEL, PLAYBOY PLAYMATE, ACTRESS
  11. 11. ELVIS PRESLEY AGE: 42 Abuse of prescription drugs including painkillers, tranquilizers, and opiates, is thought to have contributed to his death. DEATH YEAR: 1997 MUSICIAN, SINGER, ACTOR, ICON
  12. 12. MARGEUX HEMINGWAY AGE: 42 Phenobarbital overdose DEATH YEAR: 1996 ACTRESS
  13. 13. BRUCE LEE AGE: 32 Cerebral Edema due to meprobramate, aspirin DEATH YEAR: 1973 ACTOR, DIRECTOR, MARTIAL ARTIST
  14. 14. JUDY GARLAND AGE: 47 Overdose of barbiturates (sleeping pills) DEATH YEAR: 1969 AMERICAN ACTRESS AND SINGER
  15. 15. DORTHY DANDRIDGE AGE: 42 Imipramine, a tricyclic antidepressant DEATH YEAR: 1965 ACTRESS AND SINGER
  16. 16. MARILYN MONROE AGE: 36 Overdose of barbiturates DEATH YEAR: 1962 ACTRESS, SINGER, MODEL, SEX-SYMBOL
  17. 17. ROBERT WALKER AGE: 32 Amobarbital and alcohol DEATH YEAR: 1951 ACTOR
  18. 18. SOURCES: http://krnb.com/kj-midday/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2013/08/Whitney+Houston+Whitney+HQ+2.png http://themoderatevoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Philip-Seymour-Hoffman-.jpg http://www.whitneyhouston.com/sites/whouston/files/whitney_slider1_1_0.png?1350408647 http://www.rockthe411.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/erica_blasberg.jpg http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/sites/default/files/2011/01/brittany_murphy_gallery_3_2011_a_p.jpg https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTUbkXzrYHp00P12epW-xMgxelUeqcY6v_AFrHfnXLmCjQbwPM0Sg http://www.sperience.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Heath-Ledger-Wallpaper-50.jpg http://scotthyderlaw.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Anna-Nicole-Smith-bazaar.jpg http://image1.findagrave.com/photos/2008/92/25706729_120719211908.jpg http://elvispresleysongs.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/elvis-presley-2.jpg http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-hguoHSb4NPg/Tp3K_rYJPkI/AAAAAAAAK9E/fd9LP0o-PpE/s1600/5761585788_fe00f01065_o.jpg http://www.abbiehoffmanplay.com/Older_Abbie.jpg http://warriorfitness.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Bruce-Lee.jpg http://thegrowingarts.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/judy_garland.jpg http://37.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mavqyp4tRr1qlaando1_1280.jpg http://i1.sndcdn.com/artworks-000055066710-z279ce-original.jpg?30a2558 http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m2smq2mSyF1rn1hhoo1_500.jpg This was created to bring awareness to prescription drug abuse and adverse drug reactions. Please share to help us promote safer prescription drug use.
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