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Racial and Ethnic Disparities Surrounding Vaping

Racial and Ethnic Disparities Surrounding Vaping

Dr. Susan McDowell, a family physician at MAHEC, presented on vaping at the virtual Addiction Medicine Conference 2020. We followed up with a participant question about racial and ethnic disparities. Here is her anwer: “Vaping is similar to conventional cigarettes in...

Guidance for Writing Case Reports in Addiction Medicine

Systematic studies and meta-analyses are of the highest value for evidence on prognosis, efficacy, effectiveness, and risk. But they often do not reflect the complexity of individual patient experiences or cases in their contexts. Case reports can provide valuable...

Exploring the Stigma that Surrounds Addiction

Tens of thousands of people die every year from untreated drug and alcohol use. Healthcare has effective tools including medications for opioid and alcohol use disorder that could prevent many of these deaths, but they are not being widely utilized and a lot of people...

ASAM Updates National Practice Guidelines for Opioid Use Disorder

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) has released its National Practice Guideline (NPG) 2020 which is intended to inform and empower clinicians, health system administrators, criminal justice system administrators and policymakers who are interested in...

Become New ASAM Faculty (Member-Only Opportunity)

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) is looking for passionate members willing to serve as faculty to offer live and online CME opportunities. Members interested in applying must complete a faculty application. Faculty will be based on eligibility...

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