Dr. Barry Dworkin
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February 25, 2020
Managed Alcohol Programs helping some with alcohol addiction
January 10, 2020
Mouse model shows how ‘disgust’ receptors responsible for nicotine aversion leads to the next question of whether this is applicable in humans. If so, can these receptors be targeted to help someone quit? More basic science research is required.
December 16, 2019
Daily use of high potency cannabis is linked to increased risk of psychosis. Individuals under 25 and those with a family or personal history of mental illness should be especially cautious.
November 26, 2019
Heavy cannabis use can induce psychotic breaks as illustrated in this horrendous act. Evidence also confirms the negative mental health risks with similar use among adolescents.
November 12, 2019
Young cannabis smoker’s stroke risk may double or it may not because this is an observational study with many confounding factors. More rigourous studies are required to determine if this is true.
October 25, 2019
Charter challenge over denial of liver transplants to alcoholics will proceed.
September 25, 2019
California public health officials advises public to stop vaping until source of related illness is determined.
September 23, 2019
New guidelines for injectable opioid provision for the severely addicted
September 13, 2019
Vending-machine opioids is an interesting proposal to save lives but evaluate this idea with the Law of Unintended Consequences in mind before it becomes policy.
September 11, 2019
Vaping deaths may be linked to improper use with oil-based cannabis liquids but needs to be confirmed by ongoing investigations