PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

Ren in Prescription drugs
August 13, 2020

The Risks of Using Opiates for Pain. What Are the Alternatives?

While medical technology is at its most advanced point in history, an adverse effect of medical advancements has been a tendency to attempt to “medicate away” every problem that patients have. That is a flawed approach, as one cannot turn to a pill to solve every medical problem. And in the case of physical pain, medicating this health problem often has devastating side effects.

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Physical Signs of Opioid Addiction and Abuse

How can you determine if someone is addicted to opioids? The signs of opioid abuse may be hard to see, especially in someone you care about. This is a question that has long been asked and unfortunately, sometimes the answer comes too late.

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October 15, 2018

ADHD Drugs Now Sending Users to the ER

Every year it seems, we hear a new story and some new information about a pharmaceutical drug or a series of drugs that we once thought were safe, now being newly exposed as being very not safe. Prescription drugs and their use is becoming more controversial, and one can see why.

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Ren in Prescription drugs
June 3, 2018

Prescription Drug Spending: An Increasingly Expensive “Solution”

When we think of prescription drug addiction, we usually think of the lives lost, the families permanently damaged, and the communities devastated. We think of the effect drug use has on the workforce, on the local economy, on the local church, and the nearby schools.

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