Category: In the News

  • Updates on the Opioid Crisis

    Updates on the Opioid Crisis

    I recently watched a movie on Netflix called “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark” (excellent!). It’s about a writer who, in her own words, becomes “obsessed” with finding the Golden State killer. Her obsession for finding the killer eventually led to feelings of extreme stress which evolved into her coping by taking pills originally prescribed […]

  • What is Hydroxychloroquine and Does it Work to Kill Covid-19?

    What is Hydroxychloroquine and Does it Work to Kill Covid-19?

    There’s been a lot of chatter regarding a drug called hydroxychloroquine sulfate (brand name Plaquenil) lately, so I decided to do a little research to see why this drug was tapped as a possible treatment for COVID-19. As a pharmacist, we regularly dispense hydroxychloroquine to patients with auto-immune conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis. So how […]

  • Is Cannabis a Panacea for Fear?

    Is Cannabis a Panacea for Fear?

    We are all now well into the quarantine period of the coronavirus, and everyone is either spending an exorbitant amount of time alone or in close proximity to their family. An argument can be made for either situation to be, shall we say, extremely challenging. Mild anxiety, if not properly acknowledged and treated, can swell […]

  • Can Cannabis Help Fight the Coronavirus?

    Can Cannabis Help Fight the Coronavirus?

    I hope this week finds everyone settling in with some extra time at home. As we are living through the greatest pandemic of our lifetime (fingers crossed), I thought it was only fitting that I would write about the effects cannabis may have on the life of a virus. This week, I take a look […]