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Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: The Youngest Victims of Opioid Dependency

April 2015 Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Comments Off on Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: The Youngest Victims of Opioid Dependency

Opioid abuse has reached epidemic levels in the United States. It has crossed all racial, ethnic, and socio-economic lines, affecting all communities. The problem continues to get worse. It has been reported that Americans consume 80% of the world’s opioid supply. As illicit prescription pills are becoming more expensive, heroin abuse is resurging.

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