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Saturday, September 29, 2018

1 In 4 Of A Baltimore Hospital Admissions Are Babies Addicted To Opioids

With a bag of heroine now cheaper than a pack of cigarettes, America's opioid epidemic shows no signs of slowing down.

However, even more worrying is this condition is now spreading to the youngest, as Axios reports, every 15 minutes, a baby is born addicted to opioids.

As the following Axios report details, in Baltimore, doctors at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital say babies born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome - a set of conditions caused by withdrawal from exposure to drugs - now account for 25% of the hospital’s admissions.



Anonymous said...

Do a quick search of which representatives and congressman receive funding from the pharmaceutical industries.

Anonymous said...

Tie there TUBES.

Anonymous said...

Who is running that city? The Crips?

Anonymous said...

Build the 1st wall around Baltimore!!