Donna Hallas, PhD, PPCNP-BC, CPNP, PMHS, FAANP, FAAN

Articles

Adolescent marijuana use and anticipatory guidance: What does the evidence support?

April 08, 2021

Over the past 9 years, a number of states have legalized the recreational use of marijuana in adults aged 21 years and older. Although teenagers aren't legally allowed to consume the substance, the legalization for adults can make it more available to teenagers and young adults. This article covers the latest evidence and offers recommendations for talking to teenagers.

Are primary prevention strategies altering the course of the perfect storm?

February 23, 2021

As the 2020-2021 influenza season loomed, many in health care worried that the seasonal disease would add to the extraordinary burden of coronavirus disease 2019 and create a perfect storm. Have various prevention strategies helped prevent this potential issue?