Opiate Withdrawals Among Babies in Rural Areas
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 464 , Segment 3
Episode: Online Harassment, Cyronics, Heroin Babies, Calvin
- Jan 11, 2017 1:09 am
- 10:12 mins
Guest: Nicole Villapiano, MD, Pediatrician, Clinical Lecturer, University of Michigan As opioid abuse has reached epidemic proportions in America, the rate of so-called “heroin babies” born in both cities and rural areas has increased nearly five-fold. But rural areas, in particular have seen a much larger jump, as documented in a recent issue of JAMA Pediatrics.