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Prince's Addiction and an Intervention Too Late - New York Times

CHANHASSEN, Minn. — Prince Rogers Nelson had an unflinching reputation among those close to him for leading an assiduously clean lifestyle. He ate vegan and preferred to avoid the presence of meat entirely. He was known to eschew alcohol and marijuana ...and more »

Who is the doctor called in to help Prince in 'medical emergency'? - USA TODAY

The sudden and still officially unexplained death of Prince was shattering enough to his fans, friends and family; now it turns out he might have just missed being treated by an addiction expert. The lawyer for Dr. Howard Kornfeld, an opioid addiction ...and more »

Prince Accidentally Overdosed on Fentanyl - Next Avenue

The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office in Minnesota released its autopsy report on Prince today, saying the singer died accidentally of “fentanyl toxicity.” Prince self-administered the drug, a powerful opioid painkiller, the report said. That report ...and more »

Prince died amid frantic plans for drug addiction treatment - Minneapolis Star Tribune

California doctor specializing in opioid addiction had been called to help with a 'grave medical emergency.' By David Chanen Star Tribune. May 4, 2016 — 3:29pm. itemprop. Carlos Gonzalez, Star Tribune Balloons, flowers and other mementos were attached ...and more »

Son of California Addiction Specialist 'Arrived At Prince's Estate Too Late' - Newsweek

Prince was found dead one day before he was scheduled to meet with a California doctor in an attempt to kick an addiction to painkillers, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported. Dr. Howard Kornfeld, a national authority on opioid addiction treatment ...and more »

911 Records: Caller Claimed Prince Was Gripped by 'Uncontrollable Cocaine Habit' - Daily Beast

Minneapolis police have released a call log showing that a 911 caller alleged the superstar had a cocaine habit he 'could not control' as far back as 2010. Tom Sykes. 05.04.16 5:15 AM ET. Chris Pizzello/Reuters. Prince was in the grip of an ...and more »

Prince's Death: What We Know So Far - ABC News

It's been nearly two weeks since Prince was found dead in his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota, and, since then, several story lines showing another side of the musical genius have emerged. Interested in ? Add as an interest to stay up to date on the ...and more »

Everything We Know About Prince's Death, His Estate and His Trove of Unreleased Music - TIME

When Prince died unexpectedly on April 21 at 57, the world seemed to rotate, for a spell, around his axis. Bruce Springsteen and Aretha Franklin offered tribute versions of “Purple Rain,” which quickly morphed from anthem to requiem. First Avenue, the ...and more »

Prince died one day before he was supposed to get medical treatment for his drug addiction - Business Insider

prince Getty Prince was found dead on April 21, and his cause of death is still unknown. But it turns out he was supposed to meet with a doctor specializing in opioid addiction the next day. The Star Tribune reports that the musician was scheduled for ...and more »

In crisis, Prince rep turned to a pioneer in treating opioid addiction - STAT

A California addiction doctor was summoned for an emergency consultation with Prince right before the musician's death. Kevin Winter/Getty Images. Twitter · Facebook · LinkedIn · Email · Doximity · Republish; Print. T. he California addiction doctor ...and more »