Recent Study Indicates Adolescents Vaping Cannabis at More Serious Risk to Lungs than Smoking

A study published March 3, 2021 in the Journal of Adolescent Health by Dr. Carol J. Boyd, et al. titled, “Cannabis, Vaping and Respiratory Symptoms in a Probability Sample of U.S. Youth” provides evidence that vaping (via electronic nicotine delivery systems, aka ENDS) is more likely to result in lung injury and/or respiratory disease symptoms…

Don’t Try Detoxing from Fentanyl at Home – Say “Yes” to Medical Supervision and Follow-up Treatment

The amount of media attention being devoted to the current COVID-19 pandemic may obscure the longevity and potential danger of another national problem: the opioid epidemic. Indeed, addiction to opioid drugs—including fentanyl, an extremely potent opioid—has continued to rise in recent years. According to the latest figures reported by the National Center for Drug Abuse…