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Dr. Bob is BACK!!!

Dr. Bob Returning June 17th!
As many of you know, Dr. Bob Townsend has been away for a few months resolving an issue with the state. We are pleased to announce that he will be returning to full time practice on June 17th and will be personally seeing patients again. […]

By |May 14th, 2016|Categories: Announcements|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Dr. Bob is BACK!!!

Cost of the War on Drugs

The Cost of the War on Drugs in the 97th District
Posted on April 15, 2016 by Robert Townsend
War on Drugs Figures Released
The Michigan State Police have released arrest statistics, county by county, for 2014. Specifically, we are going to look at the numbers for marijuana. While we imagine the […]

By |April 19th, 2016|Categories: Medical Marijuana|Tags: |Comments Off on Cost of the War on Drugs

Send Dr. Bob to Lansing (97th District House of Rep)

Should I go to Lansing to Represent the 97th District?
I’ve been an advocate for patients for many years.  I voted for the MMMA in 2008, never planning to have anything to do with the program, but with the desire to give patients that option if it eased their suffering. […]

By |March 18th, 2016|Categories: Announcements, Medical Marijuana|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Send Dr. Bob to Lansing (97th District House of Rep)

Denali Cards are Safe and Valid

We are pleased to end any speculation about the validity of our certifications. Had a court case today (2-4-16) involving CPS. The court was aware of the suspension and made it clear that since in was after the card was issued, it had no bearing on the case or […]

By |February 4th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |Comments Off on Denali Cards are Safe and Valid

What Does the Future Hold for Denali Healthcare

UPDATE 2-29
We are pleased to announce we have ReOpened for Certifications at 6 locations!  See our Clinic Calendar for the Schedule and locations.  Call 989-339-4464 for details!
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Denali Has Had a Setback
Obviously many of you know we have had a setback at Denali.  The state has suspended my license, and our […]

By |January 26th, 2016|Categories: Announcements|Tags: |Comments Off on What Does the Future Hold for Denali Healthcare

The Endocannabinoid System

The Science of the Endocannabinoid System
Cannabis and the Endocannabinoid System by Dr. Sunil Kumar Aggarwal, (M.D, 2010, Ph.D., Medical Geography, 2008.) This presentation is scientific and is directed towards Physicians and Healthcare professionals.

Dr. Aggarwal is a graduate of University of Washington’s NIH-supported Medical Scientist Training Program and an Associate […]

By |January 16th, 2016|Categories: Denali Healthcare Videos, Medical Marijuana|Tags: |Comments Off on The Endocannabinoid System

Chronic Pain Syndrome- Failed Back Surgery

Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
Failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) is when back pain and/ or leg pain recurs or persists
following an otherwise successful back surgery. The goal of back surgery is to relieve pain by correcting the cause of the pain, such as relieving the pressure on a nerve root or […]

By |January 5th, 2016|Categories: Pain Management|Tags: |Comments Off on Chronic Pain Syndrome- Failed Back Surgery

Can a Pharmacist Refuse to Fill a Legitimate Prescription?

The Pharmacist Refuses to Fill My Prescription…
Can They Do That???
Pharmacists are coming under increased pressure from regulatory agencies to decrease the number of controlled substances they dispense.  Does this mean they can refuse to fill a prescription written for a legitimate medical reason by a physician in good standing? […]

By |December 19th, 2015|Categories: Pain Management, Suboxone Therapy|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Can a Pharmacist Refuse to Fill a Legitimate Prescription?

Michigan Marijuana Forms!

Denali Healthcare has been working with the people that brought you the caregiver/patient matching service GrassMatch.com to beta test a new web based clinic software program called MichiganMarijuanaForms.com.
What Michigan Marijuana Forms Does
After working with certification for over 5 years, we have helped michiganmarijuanaforms.com identify common problems with the application […]

By |April 9th, 2015|Categories: Announcements, Medical Marijuana|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Michigan Marijuana Forms!

Pass a Drug Screen

 
Dealing with a Urine Drug Screen
Dr. Jana Burson
Drug screens are essential to detect ongoing drug use or relapse to drug use. It’s kind of like using X-rays to detect growth of cancer. The earlier it’s detected, the better.

Addiction is a disease that convinces its sufferers to lie so that the […]

By |March 3rd, 2015|Categories: Pain Management, Suboxone Therapy|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Pass a Drug Screen