Managing pain safely
Close up of woman hands holding a pills.

Managing pain safely

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

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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