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Tainted Cocaine Rotting Flesh

Dealers cutting coke with dangerous livestock deworming drug

(Newser) - A horrifying side effect is emerging among people who use cocaine cut with a drug that deworms livestock. Users who suffer a bad reaction to the drug levamisole are developing large patches of dead, blackened skin on their faces and bodies as the additive damages blood vessels and causes skin... More »

Ted Koppel's Son Died From Alcohol, Drugs

Lethal combination killed Andrew Koppel, NY coroner says

(Newser) - The son of former ABC News anchor Ted Koppel, who was found dead after a day of bar-hopping with a man he'd just met, died from a lethal combination of drugs and alcohol, the medical examiner's office said today. Andrew Koppel's May 31 death was ruled an accident. Koppel. 40,... More »

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