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PBS NewsHour | Newborns Addicted to Painkillers: Study Finds Spike | PBS

Duration: 06:11
Program: PBS NewsHour #10318
Broadcast Date: May. 1, 2012

On average, one baby is born in the United States each hour addicted to opiates -- a class of drugs ranging from heroin to prescription painkillers, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Ray Suarez discusses the findings with lead author Dr. Stephen Patrick of the University of Michigan.

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Post Date: May 1, 2012