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Heavy cannabis use increases risk of developing an anxiety disorder, study suggests
February 5, 2024 - Twenty-seven percent of individuals who had an emergency department visit for cannabis use developed a new anxiety disorder within three years, according to new research.
Emergency department visits for substance use linked to higher risk of developing schizophrenia
September 27, 2023 - People visiting the emergency department (ED) for substance use—particularly cannabis—are at high risk of developing schizophrenia, according to new research.
Commercialization of cannabis linked to increased traffic injuries
September 6, 2023 - Annual rates of emergency department visits for cannabis-involved traffic injury increased by 475 percent over 13 years, according to a new study from The Ottawa Hospital, Bruyère Research Institute, and ICES.
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Name Scientific appointment Diseases, conditions and populations of interest Research and clinical approaches
Myran, Daniel
Associate Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Addiction, Mental health, Population health Big data, Cannabis, Epidemiology, Health services research, Public health