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Born Addicted: The Number of Opioid-Addicted Babies Is Soaring

Born Addicted: The Number of Opioid-Addicted Babies Is Soaring

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — As a team of nurses unwrap baby Jayden from the comfort of his swaddling cloth, he wails. His tiny feet shake. His hands clench and unclench. His suffering is obvious. Born dependent on opiates, the month-old boy and thousands like him are the smallest victims of the opioid …

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