Brittany Murphy prescription drugs

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Simon Monjack May Have ODed

Prescription drugs could have contributed to death

(Newser) - Though the cause of death candidate being floated for Simon Monjack right now is “natural causes,” law enforcement sources tell TMZ he may have accidentally overdosed on prescription drugs. “There were a number of pill bottles on the nightstand in the bedroom, and some were empty,”... More »

Better Drug Records Might Have Saved Brittany Murphy

She may have been 'doctor shopping,' and if docs had known...

(Newser) - Brittany Murphy’s death may illustrate a grim truth: that “stars’ poison of choice is the legal and prescribed kind,” Rahul Parikh writes. Even sadder tragedies involving legal drugs might be averted if doctors embraced technology as much as, say, librarians. “Libraries are technologically integrated,” continues... More »

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