Dr. Barry Dworkin
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Prevention and Screening
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.
February 22, 2019
Legal heroin access proposed as an adjunct to harm reduction programs to reduce risk of opioid overdose.
February 21, 2019
Inconsistency of alcohol policies across Canada reviewed in recent report
February 6, 2019
New vaping regulations from Health Canada will have a difficult time turning the tide against teen use.
January 16, 2019
Lifetime risk of opioid overdose death in US surpasses that from car accidents