July 2019

July 2019

More Evidence of No Benefit from Use of Addictive Drugs as Medical Harm Reduction: Adult Vaping for Smoking Cessation ADDICTION TREATMENT, HARM REDUCTION, HEALTHCARE, MEDICAL MODEL, SUBSTANCE USE, TOBACCO, VAPING

More Evidence of No Benefit from Use of Addictive Drugs as Medical Harm Reduction: Adult Vaping for Smoking Cessation by Clark Miller July 31, 2019 Late in 2017 the nation’s top medical journal – Journal of the American Medical Association, JAMA – featured endorsement of... Read More

UPDATE: New provisional CDC data pointing to decrease in opioid overdose deaths in 2018 affirms worsening opioid epidemic -The decrease only represents emergency revival response to increasing high-risk opioid use ADDICTION TREATMENT, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, HARM REDUCTION, HEALTHCARE, MEDIA, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, SUBSTANCE USE, Uncategorized

UPDATE: New provisional CDC data pointing to decrease in opioid overdose deaths in 2018 affirms worsening opioid epidemic - The decrease only represents emergency revival response to increasing high-risk opioid use by Clark Miller July 25, 2019 New reports on preliminary data for 2018 compared... Read More

Fact Check No-Brainer: The Lethal False Advertising Fueling America’s Substance Use Epidemics ADDICTION TREATMENT, CHRONIC PAIN, CULTURE, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, MEDIA, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, SCIENCE

Fact Check No-Brainer: The Lethal False Advertising Fueling America’s Substance Use Epidemics by Clark Miller July 17, 2019      Protecting the brand of addiction as a medical condition and its payoffs required that the story change from a genetic cause – never supported by... Read More

RESEARCH UPDATE: Booming vape (e-cigarette) use among youth associated with harm instead of benefit including reversal of longstanding declines in tobacco cigarette smoking ADDICTION TREATMENT, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, HARM REDUCTION, MEDICAL MODEL, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, TOBACCO, VAPING, YOUTH

RESEARCH UPDATE: Booming vape (e-cigarette) use among youth associated with harm instead of benefit including  reversal of longstanding declines in tobacco cigarette smoking by Clark Miller July 10, 2019 Accumulating evidence points to runaway rates of “vaping” of nicotine among youth, now characterized as posing... Read More

RESEARCH UPDATE: New Evidence From High-Risk Opioid Use and Infectious Disease Incidence – Opioid Substitution Treatment (OST) is Worsening, Not Treating America’s Lethal Epidemics ADDICTION TREATMENT, DISEASE MODEL, HARM REDUCTION, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, Suboxone, SUBSTANCE USE

RESEARCH UPDATE: New Evidence From High-Risk Opioid Use and Infectious Disease Incidence - Opioid Substitution Treatment (OST) is Worsening, Not Treating America’s Lethal Epidemics by Clark Miller July 4, 2019 NEW EVIDENCE FOR NATIONAL TRENDS In a variety of settings and nationally, high-risk opioid use... Read More