PGx: Truth, Hope, and Hype

Author: Dr. JP Canner, Ph.D., NRCC, MT(AAB) Pharmacogenetics (PGx) is the practice of applying the knowledge of an individual’s genes to guide the best therapeutic options.  Given the generality of this definition, there are numerous ways to implement PGx in practice.  In this article, we’ll cover the basics of PGx, detailing what it is and…

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Xylazine: Still a Threat

Author: Dr. JP Canner, Ph.D., NRCC, MT(AAB)   Xylazine: Still a Threat In April 2023, Xylazine was designated as an emerging threat to the United States after a series of reports from the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration). (1) While the dangers of Xylazine have been documented, the prevalence of…

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