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September 22, 2014 9:15 PM

Kentucky doctors see surge of babies treated for drug addiction withdrawal

The growing rate of babies being born with NAS have urged many medical professionals to call the surge an epidemic and label it a public health care crisis that needs to be combatted. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit has discharged 204 babies this month, which is up from 154 in 2013 and 130 in 2012.

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