Ren in Drug-Related News
June 19, 2023

New Study Shows Conservative Opioid Prescribing More Safe for Patients in the Long Run

When the debate around curbing opioid prescribing began many years ago, some public health advocates expressed concern that more conservative prescribing practices would deny chronic pain patients access to pain relief.


Ren in Opioid Crisis
March 19, 2021

Opioid Prescriber to Serve a Seven-Year Jail Sentence for Role in Opioid Epidemic

The majority of doctors practice medicine with ethics, morality, and the intention to help. But when doctors do become immoral, people get hurt. This is the story of one such doctor.


Ren in Prescription drugs
July 14, 2020

When Offered a Prescription for Opioids, Consider Following These Tips

Suffering from physical pain can be harsh, even severely unpleasant. In 21st-century medicine, there are many ways to treat pain, opioid painkillers being the most well-known. But opioids are also very addictive, making it a risk for patients to take them. What can patients do when offered a prescription for painkillers?