News from the FDA/CDC
Spurned by physicians, more users seem to be turning to street drugs that contain fentanyl and similar substances.
Liquid nicotine in e-cigarettes could prove more addictive; gratitude tied to less anxiety, depression
The image of inhaling the vapor from electronic cigarettes – vaping – is presented by some as an innocuous substitute to smoking traditional...
I read Dr. Unger’s guest editorial, “Staring down the opioid epidemic” (J Fam Pract. 2017;66:8) and thought that he made some good points...
Counsel patients who want to quit smoking that doing so abruptly leads to higher cessation rates than does quitting gradually.
It's no wonder some of us just say "No" to caring for patients with chronic pain.
A look back at our very first edition.
My medical assistant was given a prescription for 40 oxycodone after a tooth extraction.
From the Journals
Anxiety, depression, and insomnia “symptoms should not preclude the choice to leave opioid agonist treatment and to start treatment with [extended...
Marijuana use can cause concerning physical, psychomotor, cognitive, and psychiatric effects, not to mention a near-doubling of car accidents.
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And canakinumab has a remarkable effect on knee and hip replacement risk.