Managing pain safely
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Managing pain safely

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The opioid crisis has been in the headlines for quite a while now. An estimated 115 Americans die each day from opioid overdose, according to federal estimates. Bexar County leads…

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When prescription becomes addiction
A bottle with a hydrocodone (the generic name for drug sold under other names by various pharmaceutical companies) label and hydrocodone tablets spilling out isolated on white background. Hydrocodone is a popular prescription semi-synthetic opioid that is used to treat moderate to severe pain. Hydrocodone is said to be one of the most common recreational prescription drugs in America.

When prescription becomes addiction

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Opioid addiction and misuse has become a national crisis, and Bexar County hasn’t been spared. The problem often starts with a prescription written by a doctor or dentist to ease…

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