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  • Notorious B.I.G. autopsy: No drugs, alcohol in rapper's system

     
    The night rapper Notorious B.I.G. was gunned down in one of L.A.'s most brazen unsolved homicides he had no drugs or alcohol in his system, according to a Los Angeles County Coroner report unsealed Friday....
  • Fake dentist who distributed narcotics gets 30 days in jail

     
    A Buena Park man who pretended to be a dentist and dispensed narcotics to patients has been sentenced to 30 days in jail. Esteban Campos falsely represented himself as a dentist at Steven’s Dental Lab in Buena Park by performing......
  • Steve Lopez talks about how we die (Google+ Hangout)

     
    Times columnist Steve Lopez has been writing for the last year about the debate over how we die. Lopez will host a Google+ Hangout at noon Thursday PDT. You can submit questions at Twitter using the hashtag #asklatimes or by......
  • Whitney Houston: Cocaine worsened heart problems, officials say

     
    Singer Whitney Houston's use of cocaine "exacerbated her heart condition" and played a role in her accidental drowning in the bathtub of a Beverly Hills hotel suite, Los Angeles County Chief Coroner Investigator Craig Harvey said. The long-awaited autopsy...
  • Officer allegedly took cash, drugs in bribery case, the FBI says

     
    A San Luis Obispo police detective was arrested on suspicion of taking drugs and cash in a bribery scheme, federal authorities said Tuesday....
  • Whitney Houston: Another Hollywood death linked to drugs

     
    An autopsy confirmed what many had speculated since Whitney Houston’s death last month of the eve of the Grammy Awards: another high-profile Hollywood death that was linked to drug use. Houston’s death comes three years after Michael Jackson...
  • Natural brain chemical could harsh the high of marijuana

    Natural brain chemical could harsh the high of marijuana
    Leave it to science to find a way to harsh the mellow of marijuana. A French research team has discovered a natural chemical brake that can tamp down the effects of THC, the main intoxicant in marijuana. They believe it could lead to ways to protect...
  • The man who died laughing

     The man who died laughing
    Even in the emergency room at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center at 5 a.m., while waiting to be seen after a fall, my 92-year-old dad knew a straight line when he heard one. "Are you comfortable?" a nurse asked, propping him up with a pillow. "I make a...
  • Drug deaths now outnumber traffic fatalities in U.S., data show

    Propelled by an increase in prescription narcotic overdoses, drug deaths now outnumber traffic fatalities in the United States, a Times analysis of government data has found. Drugs exceeded motor vehicle accidents as a cause of death in 2009, killing...
  • OxyContin maker closely guards its list of suspect doctors

     OxyContin maker closely guards its list of suspect doctors
    Over the last decade, the maker of the potent painkiller OxyContin has compiled a database of hundreds of doctors suspected of recklessly prescribing its pills to addicts and drug dealers, but has done little to alert law enforcement or medical...
  • Legal drugs, deadly outcomes

    Legal drugs, deadly outcomes
    Terry Smith collapsed face-down in a pool of his own vomit. Lynn Blunt snored loudly as her lungs slowly filled with fluid. Summer Ann Burdette was midway through a pear when she stopped breathing. Larry Carmichael knocked over a lamp as he fell...