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Longtime friends of Whitney Houston speak out

Longtime friends of Whitney Houston, Marvet Britto and Cherelle Norton, talk about their fond memories of Whitney Houston with Dr. Drew.

Pill popping: RX for death

On Tuesday night, HLN’s Dr. Drew and his guests discussed a huge problem that’s afflicting our nation - a problem that may have taken the life of Whitney Houston - the prescription pill epidemic.

“I get frustrated when I hear people say she`s a former addict,” HLN host Jane Velez-Mitchell told Dr. Drew. “'Oh, she was off hard drugs. She was only drinking. She was OK.’ It`s just the wrong information. You can`t be a former addict.”

Dr. Drew, Nancy Grace on Whitney Houston

HLN's Dr. Drew and Nancy Grace discuss revealing information about Whitney House in her final hours.

Are doctors understanding addiction?

Do doctors truly understand the fatal effects of addiction? HLN's Dr. Drew discusses this issue and takes a closer look at the life and death of Whitney Houston.

Should record companies start mandatory drug testing?

There have been so many artists in the music industry plagued by problems with drugs and alcohol over the years.

Janis Joplin, Elvis Presley, Kurt Cobain, Amy Winehouse, Michael Jackson – the list goes on and on … and now, everyone’s talking about the death of Whitney Houston. Although the official toxicology reports have yet to be released, it’s no secret that the pop icon had a tough battle with her addictions as well.

Tonight: Whitney Houston's death, another Michael Jackson?

Dr. Drew's take on Whitney Houston's life...and death. We don't know what killed her. But we know that she had addiction problems throughout her life. What role did they play in her demise? Who tried to step in and stop it? Were doctors who prescribed medication in any way culpable? Did the pitfalls of fame and fortune contribute?

Dr. Drew will bring his decades of experience as a physician and addictionologist to the discussion.

Commentary on Whitney Houston

By Dr. Drew Pinsky

The sudden death of legendary pop star Whitney Houston at age 48 has shocked all of us. The world has truly lost one of its greatest singers.

'She drank champagne': Dr. Drew outraged

Fans around the world remain in shock over the sudden loss of pop icon Whitney Houston, who died at a Beverly Hills hotel Saturday night at age 48.

Whitney infamously battled addiction, admitting to using cocaine, marijuana and pills in several interviews.

Dr. Drew on Whitney's sudden death

HLN's Dr. Drew provides his unique perspective on the life and death of legendary pop star Whitney Houston during this interview Sunday on HLN's "Weekend Express".