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Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Celebrity Drug Overdoses
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Celebrity Drug Overdoses

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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.

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. OVERDOSES CELEBRITY
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  • 4. PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN AGE: 46 Drug intoxication, including heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines and amphetamine DEATH YEAR: 2014 ACTOR AND DIRECTOR
  • 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. 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. BRITTANY MURPHY AGE: 32 Passed away from pneumonia, anemia and prescription drug intoxication. DEATH YEAR: 2009 ACTRESS AND SINGER
  • 8. MICHAEL JACKSON AGE: 50 Died from a lethal injection of the anesthetic propofol. DEATH YEAR: 2009 AMERICAN POP ICON
  • 9. HEATH LEDGER AGE: 28 Australian actor overdosed on painkillers, anti-anxiety drugs, and sleeping pills. DEATH YEAR: 2008 ACTOR
  • 10. ANNA NICOLE SMITH AGE: 40 Accidental overdose of at least nine different prescription drugs. DEATH YEAR: 2007 MODEL, PLAYBOY PLAYMATE, ACTRESS
  • 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. MARGEUX HEMINGWAY AGE: 42 Phenobarbital overdose DEATH YEAR: 1996 ACTRESS
  • 13. BRUCE LEE AGE: 32 Cerebral Edema due to meprobramate, aspirin DEATH YEAR: 1973 ACTOR, DIRECTOR, MARTIAL ARTIST
  • 14. JUDY GARLAND AGE: 47 Overdose of barbiturates (sleeping pills) DEATH YEAR: 1969 AMERICAN ACTRESS AND SINGER
  • 15. DORTHY DANDRIDGE AGE: 42 Imipramine, a tricyclic antidepressant DEATH YEAR: 1965 ACTRESS AND SINGER
  • 16. MARILYN MONROE AGE: 36 Overdose of barbiturates DEATH YEAR: 1962 ACTRESS, SINGER, MODEL, SEX-SYMBOL
  • 17. ROBERT WALKER AGE: 32 Amobarbital and alcohol DEATH YEAR: 1951 ACTOR
  • 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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