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Heath Ledger Overdose

Heath Ledger Would Have Been 34 Today

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 04.04.2013 | Celebrity

Heath Ledger, who tragically died of an accidental prescription drug overdose on Jan. 22, 2008, would have turned 34 today. The Oscar-winning actor...

One Year Later: Heath Ledger's Tragic Overdose Death Reminds Us More Must Be Done

Isaac Skelton and Meghan Ralston | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Isaac Skelton and Meghan Ralston

Drug overdose now ranks as a leading cause of preventable death, second only to motor-vehicle accidents. Accidental overdoses killed more Americans last year than did firearms.

Courtney Hazlett, MSNBC Gossip Reporter, On Heath Ledger Death: "A Dress Rehearsal For This With Owen Wilson"

Huffington Post | Danny Shea and Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

MSNBC's gossip reporter, Courtney Hazlett, who writes "The Scoop" column for MSNBC.com and regularly appears on air, has made the tackiest statement o...

Heath Ledger And The Poem To Remember Him By

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

In the midst of the flurry of publicity--mostly distasteful--surrounding Heath Ledger's death, a humble but fitting poem reentered the national consci...

Heath Ledger Mourned In Private Los Angeles Memorial

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Heath Ledger was mourned in a private memorial Saturday in Los Angeles attended by family, friends and former girlfriends. He was found dead in New Yo...

Bush Cancels Event After Heath Ledger's Death

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The death of Heath Ledger prompted the White House to postpone President Bush's event Wednesday promoting an ad campaign aimed at p...

Mary-Kate Olsen: Heath Was A Friend... Funeral Home Barricaded

AP | Tom Hays | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Update: Ledger's body has been moved from a New York funeral home to an airport and is enroute to Los Angeles, and then probably Perth, for private me...

Confirmed: People Only Celeb Weekly To Have Heath Ledger Cover

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As surmised in my earlier post, People magazine will be the only celebrity weekly to have a cover featuring actor Heath Ledger, whose death was disco...

Fox Host John Gibson Mocks Heath Ledger's Death

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: John Gibson has "apologized" for his distasteful comments on Heath Ledger's death. Though he first defended his statements on his radio show ...

Page Six Reports: Heath Ledger Dead...And Available!

236.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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CNN Airs Brokeback Musical Tribute To Heath Ledger

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

"Larry King Live" started out the show with a half hour on Heath Ledger's death. Larry aired "bumps" into his commercial breaks of video clips set to ...

Heath Ledger Autopsy Inconclusive

AP | Tom Hays | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The AP reports early Wednesday: An autopsy on Heath Ledger was inconclusive, and more tests are needed, the medical examiner's office said Wednesday,...

Heath Ledger Found Dead

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

There are more new details in the death of Heath Ledger Tuesday afternoon at age 28. Meanwhile, Ledger's parents and sister have revealed their immens...

Heath Ledger Dead: Overheard On TMZ's Live Stream From The Body Removal Scene

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

TMZ set up a camera streaming live video and audio outside 421 Broome Street in New York, where Heath Ledger was found dead earlier today. As reporte...

Heath Ledger: News — Or Whatever They Had — On A Deadline

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Heath Ledger's tragic death was the day's big story — and traditional media outlets could only run to catch up with the Internet.