Commentary: Patients suffering acute, chronic, and intractable pain are being undertreated or refused care outright because of opioid hysteria.
Commentary: Nationwide focus on opioid dependence, addiction, and abuse discounts the millions of Americans suffering from chronic pain.
The Bexar County Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Collaborative is a community-based response to the effect the opioid crisis is having on mothers and their babies.
Bexar County leads the state in babies born with drug withdrawal symptoms and has the third-highest per-capita rate of overdose deaths in Texas.
As the City considers whether to join a class action lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors, officials must weigh the benefits and the costs.
The City of San Antonio is considering whether to join Bexar County in suing opioid drug manufacturers and distributors that it blames for an addiction epidemic that has been devastating locally.
Amid a national opioid abuse epidemic, Bexar County is still waiting to receive $3 million in state funding to fight opioid abuse on the ground.