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Posts Tagged ‘neonatal abstinence syndrome’

Opioid epidemic fueling sharp increase in drug-dependent newborns, study reports

Friday, December 16th, 2016

The increased use of opioid painkillers by pregnant women has led to a drastic increase in the number of drug-dependent newborns in the U.S., a recent study has found. According to the report published in JAMA Pediatrics, the high number of drug-dependent newborns born in the U.S. is straining hospital resources, especially in rural areas where opioid abuse is increasingly common. (more…)