While the opioid crisis has been dominating national headlines for months, denoted as one of the worst public health crises in the US’s history, children born addicted to opiates are hardly discussed. If a woman uses prescription painkillers while their child is in utero, the child has a substantial chance of developing neonatal abstinence syndrome.

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In a startling new study by the Boston Medical Center that will surely help the numerous counties and states persecuting opioid manufactures and distributors for the nationwide addiction epidemic, it was shown that one in twelve doctors was paid personally by an opioid manufacturer in a effort to promote