All articles by Tori Rodriguez, MA, LPC, AHC
Sandra Springer, MD, and Laura Marks, MD, PhD, highlight the need for a combined treatment approach for patients with drug-use associated infections.
Compared with nonpharmacologic approaches, research consistently supports the benefits of medication for opioid use disorder, including fewer deaths, higher rates of sustained recovery, and greater cost-effectiveness.
To discuss the potential factors driving the increasing alcohol use among women as well as potential solutions, we interviewed David Streem, MD, and Leena P. Mittal, MD, FACLP.
Insufficient pain management during childhood immunizations may lead to increased fear of needles and later health care avoidance.
About 90% of those with familial hypercholesterolemia have not been diagnosed or treated for it, leaving them more vulnerable for COVID-19 infection and its complications.
Since pulse oximetry technology was developed in nondiverse populations, racial bias may influence the accuracy of pulse oximeter readings.
Anna Lembke, MD, discusses how patients who use drugs are affected by the convergence of 2 public health emergencies – increasing overdose rates, and the COVID-19 pandemic – and addresses controversial solutions proposed by other investigators.
Authors of a paper share their perspectives on the topic of chronic pain in individuals with mental health disorders.
Rates of marijuana use are especially high among men and women of reproductive age. How should physicians advise patients who are trying to conceive about marijuana?