Tag : addiction
New rules on 'drug-driving' look like a car crash Subscription
Dr Tony Copperfield
The patients we can’t say no to Subscription
Desperate patients make demands they know GPs won’t refuse, Dr Kevin Hinkley writes
Light(en) up Subscription
As the debate about cigarette packing continues, Through the K Hole takes a look some of the ‘benefits’ of smoking…
Gabapentin 'could help treat alcohol dependence' Subscription
Gabapentin could be used to treat people for alcohol dependence, US researchers have claimed.
Drink and be merry Subscription
Things look… different… through rosé-tinted glasses, finds Through the K Hole
A short conversation with a medical student revealed just how differently doctors feel about treating drug addicts, K Hole finds
No smoke without fire Subscription
The latest NICE guidance on nicotine-replacement therapy has Copperfield frothing at the mouth.
Better public health requires better laws Subscription
The evidence suggests it is legislation rather than yet more screening that will best improve the health of the nation, says Margaret
Sticking it to the malingerers Subscription
Every now and then a scrounger of the first order shambles into Phil’s consulting room, and he’s not afraid to give them both barrels
Life without fear Subscription
He wanted God to cure him. He was a drug addict who’d dropped and popped and mainlined his way from the late nineties to the present day.