Dr. Barry Dworkin
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July 2, 2019
“Does cannabis actually kill brain cells?” is not the question I would ask.
June 27, 2019
What do you think will happen when you make a drug flavourful and add it to food?
June 21, 2019
Our odd “moderate” flu season still caused considerable harm. Non smokers who start vaping are at risk of harm despite the misconception that it is a safe practice.
May 31, 2019
The number of hospitalizations for alcohol and other drugs have overtaken those for heart attacks and stroke. Mental health issues are a significant contributing factor and needs to be addressed.
May 15, 2019
Tramadol is not a “safer” opioid.
April 26, 2019
Providing a safe prescribed and monitored source of opioids can help reduce the risk of drug overdoses by reducing the need to seek street-available drugs. It has the potential to add some normalcy into a life.
April 22, 2019
Smoking cessation requires a multi-pronged approach including the use of adequate nicotine replacement.
April 1, 2019
Study looking at effects of grocery store sales of alcohol on emergency dept visits should lead to more questions and further evaluation
March 27, 2019
Life-threatening emergencies like heart attack or stroke get immediate care as they should. Why are people suffering from drug addiction who are at high risk of harm or death treated differently with limited resources to save their lives?
March 25, 2019
Cannabis marketing mimics tactics once used to promote Oxycontin.