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Heather Locklear hospitalised


January 13th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 13 (IANS) "Melrose Place" actress Heather Locklear was rushed to hospital after she reportedly mixed alcohol and prescription medication."Emergency response personnel responded to a medical emergency call ... Read more...

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Conrad Murray Trial: Photos of dead Michael Jackson shown to court


October 12th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The trial of Dr. Conrad Murray continued on Tuesday with the prosecutors showing the court naked pictures of Michael Jackson just after he was pronounced dead ... Read more...

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Jason Davis faces felony heroin charge


February 25th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Following his arrest last month, Jason Davis has been charged with felony possession of drugs. He is due in court pretty soon.Davis got busted on the ... Read more...

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HIV street drug ‘Whoonga’ is South Africa’s latest high


January 28th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): South Africa's battle against Aids is being threatened with a street drug called 'Whoonga', which is a cocktail that includes the antiretroviral (ARV) medication prescribed to people with ... Read more...

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Kelly Brook at Dubai Film Festival to support her movie


December 18th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Dubai, Dec 17 (IANS) British model-cum-actress Kelly Brook, who attended the 7th edition of the Dubai International Film Festival to support her film "Removal" that was screened here Friday, said ... Read more...

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“Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew” Season 4 Kicks Off


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Much anticipated "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew" season 4 was aired on VH1 where the group of celebrities were treated for alcohol and drug addiction by ... Read more...

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Carrie Fisher snorted cocaine on ‘Star Wars’ set


October 12th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 11 (IANS) Actress Carrie Fisher has revealed that she snorted cocaine on the set of sci-fi film "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back" when she was at the ... Read more...

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Ibuprofen may help people suffering from migraine headaches


October 6th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 06 (ANI): A review has suggested that for people suffering from migraine headaches, over-the-counter ibuprofen - Advil and Motrin are well-known brands - might be enough to relieve the pain.A ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan’s father wants her out of current rehab


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:54 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 2 (IANS) Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan's father wants her to be shifted to another rehabilitation centre - because he's convinced she won't recover if she's given prescription medication. ... Read more...

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Patients warned off ‘Dr Google’


September 26th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 26 (ANI): A new study has revealed that one in five Australians misuses prescription and over-the-counter medicines and GPs are worried about the reach of 'Dr Google'.Doctors have also warned ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton ‘thought the cocaine in her purse was ‘gum’


August 31st, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 31 (ANI): Paris Hilton thought the cocaine allegedly found in her handbag during a search at the weekend was gum, according to a report.The hotel heiress will be charged ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton to be charged with drug felony


August 31st, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 31 (ANI): Hotel heiress Paris Hilton is to be charged with possession of cocaine, an offense that could possibly lead to time behind bars.The D.A. is said to have ... Read more...

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Singer George Michael arrested for possession of drugs & for reckless driving


August 13th, 2010 - 1:51 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer George Michael has been arrested as he was in the possession of cannabis and was also indulging in reckless driving even though he was under the ... Read more...

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Misty Croslin’s Parents Taken Into Custody On Drug Charges


July 27th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Palatka, July 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hank Thomas Croslin Sr. and Lisa Carmen Croslin, the parents of Misty Croslin were arrested by authorities on charges of buying cocaine and breaching their ... Read more...

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Medication common practice for insomnia in kids


July 27th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): Insomnia is a major problem among children in mental health treatment and at least a quarter of these patients are given sleep medication, a new survey of child ... Read more...

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Simon Monjack’s death similar to wife Brittany Murphy’s


July 22nd, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 22 (ANI): Filmmaker Simon Monjack, husband of late actress Brittany Murphy, died of the same causes as the actress.The English filmmaker was found dead May 23 2010 in the ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan checks into rehab for the fourth time


July 16th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lindsay Lohan has been in the news a lot lately and the saga doesn’t seem to be ending anytime soon. The Mean Girls star has reportedly ... Read more...

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Ozzy Osbourne wants to donate his body to history museum


June 7th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) Singer Ozzy Osbourne, who describes himself as a "medical miracle", wants to give away his body to a museum after he dies. The rocker calls himself "medical miracle" for ... Read more...

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No foul play in death of Brittany’s husband, say cops


May 25th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 25 (IANS) Police officials claim there was "no foul play" in the death of Brittany Murphy's widower Simon Monjack, but reports suggest he suffered a drug overdose. "There ... Read more...

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‘Viagra’ for women to hit the shelves soon


May 24th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 24 (ANI): Good news for women who want to perk up the action in their bedroom-the Food and Drug Administration committee is thinking of endorsing the first pill designed to ... Read more...

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Griffith gaga over husband Banderas


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:25 am ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Hollywood actress Melanie Griffith has gone gaga with praises for her actor husband Antonio Banderas insisting she would never have been able to overcome her addiction problems without ... Read more...

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Actress Heather Locklear Cited For Hit And Run Case


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri California, Apr 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Blonde American actress Heather Locklear was reportedly arrested for a hit-and-run incident. She hit a no-parking sign on Saturday, in California in the wee hours ... Read more...

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Brittany Murphy death caused by pneumonia and drugs


February 5th, 2010 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 5 (DPA) A Los Angeles coroner ruled the death of actress Brittany Murphy to be accidental and caused by drug intoxication, pneumonia and iron deficiency anemia, People.com reported ... Read more...

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Nonprescription drugs at home could keep the doctor away


January 17th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 17 (ANI): Having some nonprescription medications in the cupboard could save you from making a trip to the doctor.The Mayo Clinic Health Letter has put together a list of over ... Read more...

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Brittany Murphy’s hubby says she was not on drugs


December 24th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 24 (ANI): Brittany Murphy's husband has trashed rumours claiming the actress was popping prescription drugs before her sudden death on December 20.The 'Clueless' star died aged 32 of a ... Read more...

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Brittany Murphy died of drug overdose, claim docs


December 23rd, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 23 (ANI): Doubts are growing about the coroner's belief that Brittany Murphy died of natural causes."When you have a 32-year-old person dying suddenly, and especially a celebrity in ... Read more...

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Brittany Murphy & Britney Spears have something in common


December 23rd, 2009 - 12:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The troubled pop star Britney Spears and the late actress Brittany Murphy, who died on Sunday had a common link. Brittany Murphy is suspected to ... Read more...

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Anorexia behind Brittany Murphy’s death?


December 22nd, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): Brittany Murphy's stick-thin figure as seen in her last interview has sparked rumours that the actress' death may have been related to anorexia.The 32-year-old star, who ... Read more...

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Family: Brittany Murphy was sick before her death on Sunday


December 22nd, 2009 - 3:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brittany’s anguished family has revealed that the 32 year old actress was sick, with ‘flu-like’ symptoms before her death on Sunday, which was triggered by ... Read more...

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Assistant wants to save Lindsay!


November 11th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
After her father Michael, Lindsay Lohan's assistant is the latest person worrying about her.Jenni Muro, Lindsay Lohan's assistant, fears that the actress may commit suicide if she does not seek help ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan suicidal, says assistant


November 10th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) Lindsay Lohan's assistant Jenni Muro fears that the actress will commit suicide if she doesn't seek help soon. Contactmusic.come reports that in a phone call to Lindsay's ... Read more...

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Lindsay confirms plans to seek restraining order against dad


October 22nd, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): Actress Lindsay Lohan has confirmed she is considering obtaining a restraining order against her father, after he went public with his fears for her health.Dad Michael alleged ... Read more...

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Hasselhoff blames recent hospitalisation on “equilibrium imbalance”


September 22nd, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 22 (ANI): 'Baywatch' star David Hasselhoff, who is fighting rumours of alcohol relapse after he was recently hospitalised, has blamed it on an "equilibrium imbalance" caused by new prescription medication.Hasselhoff, ... Read more...

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MJ’s admission of painkiller addiction caught on tape


September 15th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 15 (ANI): A video showing Michael Jackson talking about his addiction to prescription drugs has surfaced.The recording apparently shows the King of Pop being quizzed by an attorney ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson ‘Love Child’ Speculations Spiral


July 23rd, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by GD
Seating arrangements in the front row of Michael Jackson's high-profile public memorial service at the Staples Center on July 7th, has led to spiraling speculations about a certain 25 year-old Norwegian dancer ... Read more...

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