Dr. Frankel's Journal

Archive for August, 2014

AN EXAMPLE WHY PRIMARY CARE DOCS NEED TO BE MORE INVOLVED

August 13, 2014
Allan Frankel, MD

I have been a board certified internist for 35 years. For most of those years I practiced a pretty traditional/UCLA trained type of Internal Medicine. Ultimately, I switched to this new world because I felt my tool bag of therapeutic…

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COULD ROBIN WILLIAMS BEEN HELPED BY CANNABIS AS HARM REDUCTION?

August 11, 2014
Allan Frankel, MD

As many of you, I am so saddened to hear about the apparent suicide of Robin Williams; one of my favorites for certain. As I sat down this evening watching the news on Robin, I could not help but wonder…

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WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE??

August 7, 2014
Allan Frankel, MD

I get the feeling most days that our vision of future cannabinoid medicine is a bit limited. We speak about “Charlotte’s Web” is the last CBD strain on earth and the best. How silly. Why would anyone think that ANY…

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CANNABIDIOL (CBD) AND CEREBRAL PALSY

August 1, 2014
Allan Frankel, MD

I have now seen approximately seven patients with Cerebral Palsy. These patients, as we are well aware of, are patients subjected to birth trauma. They can present in many different ways, but in general, their cerebral function is entirely normal but…

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