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Ren in Drug-Related News
March 1, 2020

Drug Overdoses Still Responsible for One-Third of All Accidental Deaths

A recent drop in drug overdoses in 2018 is no cause for celebration. Let's not forget, annual drug overdoses are still at least four times higher than they were at the turn of the century. There is a lot of work ahead of us to see our way out of our nation's addiction epidemic.

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Ren in Drug-Related News
February 27, 2020

How to Properly Dispose of Unused Medications

Unused medications left in the home are serious accidents just waiting to happen. And in today's world, the medicine cabinet is many young people's first exposure to mind-altering drugs. Learn how to safely and ethically dispose of medications today.

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Ren in Drug-Related News
September 23, 2018

When Young People Abuse Drugs, Risk Factors for Dementia Increase

The amazing tool that is science has done so much for us. Science has helped and continues to help us learn more about things, it helps us improve our quality of living and longevity of life, it helps us take more responsibility for our planet and our condition, etc.

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Ren in Drug-Related News
August 1, 2018

Naloxone Recalled – The Lifesaving Medicine can Have Harmful Effects

In the late 1990s, the opioid addiction epidemic began with doctors, pharmacists, and pharmaceutical drug manufacturers and distributors pushing opioid pain relievers onto the American people like never before.

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Ren in Drug-Related News
July 27, 2018

Mussels Found with Opioids in Them

I suppose we’d never thought we’d see the day, though we should have anticipated this. The nationwide dependence and reliance on pharmaceutical drugs have resulted in harsh effects on the environment, with reports coming out that opioids are now being found in mussels fished out of the Puget Sound.

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