Author: Dr. Gregory Serfer

 
Nutrition & Hydration: Macronutrients

Nutrition & Hydration: Macronutrients

In this two-part posting, Tully Hill Medical Director Dr. Gregory Serfer details the importance of…

World Health Organization to Stage World No Tobacco Day

World Health Organization to Stage World No Tobacco Day

World Health Organization (WHO) to StageWorld No Tobacco Day Campaign | May 31st Every year,…

NALTREXONE & TOPIRAMATE

NALTREXONE & TOPIRAMATE

Advantages and disadvantages of using Naltrexone and Topiramate to treat substance use disorders and addiction.

Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E and Alcoholic Hepatitis: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E and Alcoholic Hepatitis: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver that can cause a range of health problems…

Viruses, SARS-Coronavirus-2, COVID-19, SARS-COVID-19: What to Know

Viruses, SARS-Coronavirus-2, COVID-19, SARS-COVID-19: What to Know

We often receive inquiries about how vigilant we are regarding the safety and welfare of…

CIWA-Ar – Critical Tool in Assessing Alcohol Withdrawal

CIWA-Ar – Critical Tool in Assessing Alcohol Withdrawal

The Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment for Alcohol, commonly abbreviated as CIWA or CIWA-Ar (revised version), is a 10-item scale used…

Opioid Overdose: Recognizing It and Taking Effective Action

Opioid Overdose: Recognizing It and Taking Effective Action

Drug overdoses remain a leading cause of death in the United States.  According to the…

Vaping: Harmful to Your Health

Vaping: Harmful to Your Health

“Vaping” has become a popular form of simulating the smoking of tobacco and marijuana products,…

PAWS Facts, Signs & Symptoms, and Risk for Relapse

PAWS Facts, Signs & Symptoms, and Risk for Relapse

Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS) refers to a constellation of signs and symptoms that may persist…

Denial: A Key Element of Substance Use Disorders

Denial: A Key Element of Substance Use Disorders

Almost all of us experience some kind of denial in our lifetimes. Often it can…