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Whitney Houston: Legendary Singer Dies After Struggle With Addiction

February 22, 2012  /  Sara Bellum

On February 12, the 54th annual GRAMMY Awards paid tribute to music legend Whitney Houston, who died the previous night at the young age of 48. Read More »

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Syringe full of Propofol.

Real Teens Ask: Is Propofol a Drug?

January 26, 2012  /  Sara Bellum

Since the death of Michael Jackson in 2009, “propofol” has been mentioned often in the news. The substance was found to be the cause of his death and was the center of the highly publicized trial of his doctor. Read More »

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Shadow of a liquor bottle

Amy Winehouse: Death by Misadventure

January 17, 2012  /  Sara Bellum

In October 2011, the coroner who conducted Amy Winehouse’s autopsy declared that the Grammy-winning singer “died by misadventure.” Translation: Amy died of accidental alcohol poisoning. Read More »

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Bicyclist

Doping Disaster: On the Wheels of a Scandal

November 08, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Cycling legend Lance Armstrong, winner of the Tour de France 7 times, and his teammates from the U.S. Read More »

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Empty Stage

R.I.P Amy Winehouse

August 17, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

While we are still not sure exactly what killed Amy Winehouse, many people are speculating that it had something to do with her admitted drug and alcohol abuse. Read More »

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