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JasonBurkeMD.org

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Jason Burke, MD

Welcome to JasonBurkeMD.org!

The mission of  JasonBurkeMD.org is to educate various segments of our community about health issues and risks surrounding recreational substance usage.  Our research, programs, and services will be guided by the following objectives:

  1. Educate legal age adults about the health issues connected to overindulgence of alcohol and other recreational substances
  2. Educate minors about the risks of alcohol and recreational substance usage, including abuse of uncommon drugs such as bath salts, glue, and other inhalants
If you are interested in volunteering, contributing in-kind goods/services, or you have additional inquiries about the JasonBurkeMD.org, please contact Vera Alexander at 424-262-4540 or vera@jasonburkemd.org.
Thank you for your support.

Recent Blog Posts

New Alcohol Vaccine Released

Alcoholism is a disease that has plagued mankind for generations.  There are medical, psychological, and social aspects to this problem.  Many different solutions have been put forth, including medications, support groups such as AA, interventions, psychology, and inpatient therapy.  One new therapy that has come out is a vaccine for drinking. In this article, they […]

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Hazards of Recreational Substance Abuse

Recreational substance abuse is very common in this country.  Fatal results can occur, especially when multiple substances are ingested.  We call this “Recreational Polypharmacy,” or “RP” for short.  This is a very serious problem and has led to a number of high profile deaths, such as Heath Ledger.  Common sources of RP in young people […]

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JasonBurkeMD.org Blog Launches

Welcome to the blog of Jason BurkeMD.org. Here I hope to educate the general public about issues related to recreational substance. I acknowledge the fact that humans have utilized various substances throughout history as a way to decompress, relax, and escape. While the nature of the substances has changed, the fact that they can cause ill effects has not.

After practicing anesthesiology in Las Vegas for over seven years,, I discovered that many people were doing things that were directly, or indirectly, harmful to their health while enjoying their vacation here in Las Vegas. One of the biggest problems I see is people using acetaminophen (commonly known as Tylenol) as a painkiller for their hangovers…

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About

As a leading substance abuse specialist, Dr. Jason Burke is dedicated to reducing the effects of recreational substance abuse through research and education.

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Education

Education is a key component of both JasonBurkeMD.org.

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Basic Pharmacology

Hangover Heaven Research

Understanding basic pharmacology (how drugs work in the body) is the first step in learning about recreational polypharmacy.

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