PBS NewsHour Newborns Addicted to Painkillers: Study Finds Spike
Newborns Addicted to Painkillers: Study Finds Troubling Spike in Cases Details
Program: PBS NewsHour
Episode: Newborns Addicted to Painkillers: Study Finds Spike
On average, one baby is born in the United States each hour addicted to opiates -- a class of drugs ranging from heroin to prescription painkillers, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Ray Suarez discusses the findings with lead author Dr. Stephen Patrick of the University of Michigan.
Premiere Date: 05/01/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: E
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