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Medicine Breaking News: Cory Monteith's Drug Addiction Was Accompanied By His Struggle With Fame

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Fame can be a drug in itself. And according to friends of the late Cory Monteith, he never quite adjusted to the glittering claws of Hollywood. We now know his cause of death to be a lethal mix of heroin and alcohol and sources reveal how the burden of fame could have possibly encouraged his relapses: "Fame was hard for him. It was something he knew he deserved but somehow he never quite knew how to handle. The cast of Glee worked hard and partied hard. These aren't high school kids. They are adults who enjoyed the perks of fame." The Obama administration has hired a credit reporting agency to verify the incomes of people who apply for federal subsidies to buy health insurance. In Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed a bill that could make it more difficult to do enrollment outreach there. Jenny McCarthy's addition to The View is upsetting some people who disagree with her stance against vaccinations. New Yorker science reporter Michael Specter has spoken up about his frustrations with ABC for giving the new host center stage to potentially discuss her views: He writes: ?Jenny McCarthy, who will join "The View" in September, will be the show's first co-host whose dangerous views on childhood vaccination may?if only indirectly?have contributed to the sickness and death of people throughout the Western world.?

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