Newborns Addicted to Pain Pills Up 300%

Hospitals trying to invent treatment programs

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 29, 2012 3:43 PM CST

(Newser) – Heartbreaking medical news: Cases of babies born addicted to pain pills are up more than 300% over the past decade, forcing doctors and nurses to invent treatments on the fly, the Wall Street Journal reports. Crying non-stop, vomiting, jerking their limbs, these newborns are the...   Read full story »


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