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I appreciate all who have read my contributions here over the years. I know...

What Did He Die Of?

A colleague asked a group of us Addiction Medicine specialists if we had any...

Why Should We Use Genetic Testing in Addiction Treatment?

I’m sorry that I have to use an almost clichéd literary trick to explain...

The Kissinger Cross and Beginner’s Mind

The Kissinger Cross I learned about the Kissinger cross from an economist...

Linearity vs Cycles

Take a deep breath. Now hold it. Without letting it out, take another deep...

You’re Sick and You Almost Died, So Don’t Come to my Wedding

The other day I heard from a friend about his son who has addiction. There...

Goodhart’s Law and Addiction

In a previous post I wrote about Goodhart’s Law in relation to...

A Study From PNAS

I just read a piece in Quartz, an international online news reporting...

Modern Monetary Theory and Addiction

I was in a debate this morning on twitter about the validity of Modern...

The Big Short

By now, most American’s have heard of the book, The Big Short by Michael...