EVIDENCE-BASED ANSWER: The effects are unclear. Marijuana use during pregnancy is associated with clinically unimportant lower...
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.
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...
My medical assistant was given a prescription for 40 oxycodone after a tooth extraction.
Marijuana use can cause concerning physical, psychomotor, cognitive, and psychiatric effects, not to mention a near-doubling of car accidents.
In this “3 in 3” video, Dr. Edwin A. Salsitz describes when urine drug testing should be done, how best to approach the process, and the one...
Without tobacco, tar, ash, or carbon monoxide, e-cigarettes are marketed as “healthier” alternatives to cigarettes. But they are not without risk...
Nearly 80% of smokers say they use e-cigarettes to cut down/quit smoking. But these dual users are more likely to “light up” first thing in the...