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Babies born addicted to painkillers–a serious US epidemic

NBC’s Kate Snow recently reported on the growing number of babies born addicted to prescription painkillers. In 2009, 13,000 babies were born addicted and had to go through withdrawal symptoms, including tremors and inconsolable crying.

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If you or someone you know is abusing prescription medication, please contact Horizon Health Services. If you’re pregnant and abusing painkillers, it’s extremely important to get care now for you and your baby. Our team of dedicated counselors are here to help.

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