Lee Health is announcing a pilot program to treat opioid addiction and address the opioid crisis in Southwest Florida. The initiative includes implementing Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for patients with endocarditis, a potentially deadly heart infection.  The opioid crisis has induced a marked increase in endocarditis patients, a heart valve infection that often stems from intravenous drug […]

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