Is CBD the Emperor’s New Clothes?

Is CBD the Emperor’s New Clothes?

I think we’ve all been amazed at the explosion of CBD products, stories, and press coverage since 2018 when CBD was legalized as part of Mitch McConnell’s Farm Bill.  I get questions about CBD all the time from patients and from colleagues who see the...
Don’t DIY Your Healthcare

Don’t DIY Your Healthcare

Don’t DIY Your Healthcare by Jill Becker, MD Since the legalization of recreational cannabis in Massachusetts I’ve found that many people have taken to “DIY-ing” (do it yourself-ing) their own medical care – to their detriment. Oftentimes...
Cannabis Specialist or Pot Doc?  It’s About Proper Medical Care

Cannabis Specialist or Pot Doc? It’s About Proper Medical Care

by Jill Becker, MD “Every patient deserves a doctor who cares about their health.” ~Jordan Tishler, MD “I really don’t know what the difference is between a cannabis specialist and a pot doctor.” So began my conversation with the head of...