Whitney Houston

Whitney is Latest Poster Girl for Overdose Epidemic

It's not just celebrities like Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston who struggled with prescription drug addiction in their adult years. Drug overdose death rates in the U.S. have more than tripled since 1990; the 2010 National Survey on Drug Use and Health found that about seven million people regularly use prescription drugs for non-medical purposes.
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Sunday Roundup: I Didn't Start the Fire

Happy Family Day weekend to those Canadians lucky enough to have tomorrow off. The Internet never sleeps, so those of us living in Blogtown and the urban center of WebNews rarely have more than a few hours away from a computer. I hope readers will forgive me if I run through the past week's highlights Billy Joel style -- as in "We Didn't Start the Fire" -- in order to take the rest of the day off with my non-virtual family.Whitney Houston, she did die, At the Grammys no dry eye, HuffPost readers said goodbye, Question now, how'd she go...
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Diva's Value Expected To Skyrocket

Within hours of her untimely death, Whitney Houston was fast on her way to becoming a hot commodity, joining the ranks of other famous artists who have achieved the dubious distinction of great commer...