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Babies Born Into Addiction

Infants are victims of prescription drug epidemic

May 13, 2013
By SHEILA BURKE Associated Press Writer , The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - He's less than two weeks old, but he shows the telltale signs of a baby agitated and in pain: an open sore on his chin where he's rubbed the skin raw, along with a scratch on his left check. He suffers from so many tremors that he's been placed in a special area so nurses can watch him around the clock in case he starts seizing -or worse, stops breathing.

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