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Celebrities That Have Overcome Prescription Drug Addiction

Movie film We have all heard of numerous celebrities that have overcome prescription drug addictions. Between 1997-2005, methadone prescriptions increased by 1000%, and oxycodone prescriptions rose by 600%, and vicodin prescriptions increased by 200% [1]. Often times celebrities practice polypharmacy, using multiple pharmacies, and physicians, or aliases to obtain medications [2]. It is estimated that 22.7 million [...]
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Prince’s Official Cause Of Death Q&A: Talking To An Expert At Addiction Hope

Prince's Death, Addiction And Overdose Q&A With Addiction Hope The world was shocked when news of Prince’s death hit the airwaves. And when it was revealed that the 57-year-old musician had died of a prescription opioid overdose, many were left wondering how such a tragedy could befall someone of his level of fame–after all, aren’t prescription medications supposed to be safe to use? Our [...]
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