Dr. Barry Dworkin
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May 26, 2020
IS HCQ DOA?
May 14, 2020
Will there be an increase in superbugs after SARS-CoV-2? Further evaluation is required to determine if there has been an increase in indiscriminate antibiotic use during the pandemic. We probably will not know the answer for some time.
April 15, 2020
PM Trudeau, your flouting of pandemic health policy rules demoralizes the country. Armchair “physicians”, stop flaunting cherry-picked preprint studies as “the” evidence HCQ works when there are just as many that refute it. That is why proper investigation and meta-analysis are required.
January 16, 2020
Heartburn-treating drug Pepcid one of many including those for blood pressure control that are not available due to shortages in Canada; the law of unintended consequences plays a predominant role.
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 27, 2019
Ontario study finds that more teens are using over-the-counter-drugs to intentionally overdose
November 13, 2019
Bacterial antibiotic drug resistance is a major health issue and is not abating. Changes to agricultural and medical policy among other strategies are required to mitigate this trend.
October 23, 2019
Blood pressure pills taken at night are more efficacious according to study.
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.