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Dr. Lowenstein interviewed on The Fix

  The Waismann Method‘s very own Dr. Lowenstein was interviewed on The Fix, on the topic, “How Do You Handle Pain Relief If You’re Concerned About Addiction?” Excerpt: “A responsible and thorough physician should assess each patient individually,” says Dr. Michael Lowenstein, medical director of the Waismann Method (an accelerated detox method) and pain management…

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Thrillist interviews Clare Waismann on Kratom

Missy Wilkerson of the Thrillist interviews Clare Waismann on the (semi) legal asian supplement kratom. Excerpts: “Although kratom is not an opiate, it works on the same receptors as opioids,” says Clare Waismann, an addiction specialist at the Waismann Method. Some people use kratom to wean themselves off opioids. However, Waismann says that plan often…

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The sad intersection of fame, drugs and death

Excerpt: As the old rock song, Deja Vu, goes, “We have all been here before.” Once again the headlines are full of the unbearable news of another superstar’s drug overdose. Once again, experts on addiction are rushing to use a celebrity death to draw down on the failures of the culture, law enforcement and the…

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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,…

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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…