Dr. Lowenstein in Modern Healthcare

When the addict is a doctor

The trend against punitive measures runs into resistance when the addict could cause medical errors By Steven Ross Johnson Excerpt: The fear of harm at the hands of impaired clinicians has prompted calls for them to undergo mandatory drug testing. In 2014, voters in California—which abandoned its addiction assistance program for doctors after concluding it…

Waismann Institute in The Miami Herald

U.S. Senate Passes Bill to Combat Painkiller Abuse & Heroin Addiction

  Senate Passes Bipartisan Opioid Addiction and Recovery Bill LOS ANGELES, March 16, 2016 – The Senate passed bipartisan legislation on March 10, 2016, designed to combat the opioid epidemic in the United States. The landmark bill is known as the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA). It represents the largest legislative action to date,…

Waismann Method on myFox Tallahasee

Waismann Method Medical Group Concurs With Review In New England Journal of Medicine Finding No Association Between Ongoing Surge In Heroin Abuse And Stricter Opioid Prescribing Policies

  Association Between Heroin Abuse And Opioid Prescribing Policies   LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Dr. Michael Lowenstein has certainly heard the notion that restrictive prescribing policies on opioid painkillers have fueled the ongoing heroin epidemic. However, a recent review of current data in the New England Journal of Medicine finds little support…

Waismann Method on CNBC

The Rapid Increase in Heroin Overdose Deaths

Waismann Method Group is Calling on the Public Health Community to Increase Access for Mental Health Resources and Humane Heroin Withdrawal Treatment LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15, 2015 — Heroin overdose deaths skyrocketed once again in the United States in 2014, according to recently released figures from the National Center for Health Statistics. Despite constant discussion…

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Lamar Odom Overdose

              Clare Waismann of the Waismann Method was quoted in In Touch Magazine, November 2, 2015, on the Lamar Odom Overdose. His behavior at the brothel, says Clare Waismann, a registered addiction specialist who hasn’t treated Lamar, “was obviously him looking to get out of the feeling of loss…