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Feb 10, 2014 01:11 PM ET
A few days ago, a woman died from a heart attack apparently triggered by a marijuana overdose. Laci was suspicious of this tabloid headline and decided to to investigate whether it's possible to die from a marijuana overdose.
Feb 4, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
When actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was discovered dead on Sunday with a needle in his arm, the apparent heroin overdose underscored the new dangers of the drug.
Dec 12, 2013 11:45 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Severe vision loss occurs after she takes too much of a prescription medication.
Jun 7, 2013 12:30 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
A man who drank a quart of soy sauce went into a coma from the excess salt, doctors reported.
Feb 8, 2010 06:02 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Everybody dies, but even after celebrities shuffle off this mortal coil their deaths get the Hollywood gloss. The King of Pop, Michael Jackson, didn't die of a drug overdose; he was killed. This morning, one of Jackson's physicians, Dr. Conrad Murray, was officially indicted in Jackson's death in L...
Jul 23, 2011 05:47 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
The soul musician's death is widely assumed to have been caused by a drug overdose, though death by overdose is relatively rare.