May 8th 2023
Your daily dose of clinical news you may have missed.
February 24th 2023
ACC 2023. Daily marijuana users were 34% more likely to have coronary artery disease than never-users, according to new research.
September 13th 2021
New research suggests frequent cannabis use can raise the risk of myocardial infarction in adults younger than 45 years.
January 22nd 2020
A new review found >2 million US adults with heart disease have either used marijuana in the past or are current users.
November 11th 2019
Two studies to be presented at the upcoming AHA annual meeting found that young cannabis users are at greater risk for stroke and arrhythmia.
Drug Use & Abuse: 10 Qs to Decipher
Sample: In 2017, >70 200 drug overdose deaths occurred in the US. Approximately what percentage of those deaths involved an opioid?
The "Pot Socks" Sign
Sudden onset of difficulty breathing, dry mouth, and stiff, swollen neck and throat. . . what diagnostic clue do the patient's socks offer, and what action should follow?
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