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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 the state in infant opioid withdrawal and has the third-highest rate of overdose deaths in Texas. Dr. Bryan Alsip, executive vice president and chief medical officer, described it this way in an article he wrote for the San Antonio Express-News with Dr. Colleen Bridger, director of the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District: “No sector of our society is immune. Opioid misuse, addiction and overdose can be found in boardrooms and …Read More >

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