Opiate Withdrawals Among Babies in Rural Areas
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 496 , Segment 5
Episode: Undocumented Immigrants, Voice of the Cougars, Mapping Guts
- Feb 24, 2017
- 13:47 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.