• Thursday, July 7th, 2016

    A Positive Step in Curbing Opiate Addiction

    Everyone knows the drill: within seconds of entering a doctor’s office for a routine check-up, someone sticks a thermometer in your ear, pumps up a blood pressure cuff, records...
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  • Thursday, January 30th, 2014

    Addiction…A Choice?

    Addiction to drugs or alcohol is a medical illness, a disease of the brain. And yet, there are those who continue to insist that substance addiction is a choice....
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  • Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

    The “functional” addict

    One of my favorite things to talk about with patients is their perspectives on functional alcoholism or addiction — whether in their own selves, their parents, or others in...
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