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Anti-diarrhea drug Imodium is legal, cheap and can be bought over-the-counter at the drug store in large quantities without raising suspicion.

New Health Report Reveals Imodium Can Cause Addiction

A new report states that anti-diarrhea medicine Imodium causes addiction that can lead to death.

Nicholas Kallsen, Brad Pitt's Former Roommate and Co-Star Dies of Overdose

Nicholas Kallsen, who appeared in 1990's show "Glory Days" as Angelina Jolie's husband reportedly died of an overdose in Thailand on April 27, at the age of 48.

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Nurse Convicted for Killing 30 Patients Gets Life Sentence

A German court has sentenced a male nurse to life in prison for killing patients with cardiovascular medication.

EXO Brings Another Christmas Single and More, Their First Live Concert Album

South Korean-Chinese boy band EXO is releasing a new Christmas special single and their first live concert album.

Drug Addiction

Study Finds Patients Prescribed Painkillers for 30 Days Often Become Addicts

According to new study, almost half the patients who took opioid for over 30 days were still using them three years later.

"The Patriot" Child Star Skye McCole Bartusiak Died From An Accidental Overdose

The medical examiner in the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences revealed that former child star Skye McCole Bartusiak died from an accidental overdose after consuming a lethal cocktail composed of a pain killer, muscle relaxer and difluoroethane, a refrigerant.

Synthetic Drugs

Texas Man Sentenced Over 20 Years Imprisonment for Synthetic Drug Deaths

A federal court sentenced a Texas man to more than 20 years in prison on Thursday after he pled guilty to selling synthetic drugs that killed two North Dakota teens in 2012.

Gwar’s Main Vocal, Dave Brockie Died from Accidental Heroin Overdose

The death of Dave Brockie, lead vocalist for metal band Gwar was ruled as acute heroin toxicity.

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