Cannavaping—the inhalation of a cannabis-containing aerosol, created by a battery-driven, heated atomizer in e-cigarettes or similar devices1...
In this "3 in 3" video, Edwin A. Salsitz, MD, provides practical tips on the use of naloxone kits, and debunks a common myth about their use.
Could this patient’s worsening bruises be explained by her history of drug use?
In the article by Smith et al, “ ‘Cold turkey’ works best for smoking cessation” (J Fam Pract. 2017;66:174-176), the authors highlighted...
EVIDENCE-BASED ANSWER: The effects are unclear. Marijuana use during pregnancy is associated with clinically unimportant lower...
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.
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.