Whitney Houston's Death Highlights Accidental Drug Overdosing

Speculation surrounding the cause of pop star Whitney Houston's death highlights what many forensic experts have known for years -- many prescription drug overdoses happen because people fail to realize how deadly combining medications can be. An estimated 27,000 people died from accidental drug overdoses in the U.S. in 2007, one death every 19 minutes, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The U.S. death rate from drug overdosing has tripled in the past decade,...Full Story
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