Texas Project Aims To Ease Suffering Of Drug-Dependent Newborns04:32

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Addiction to prescription drugs and heroin is a national epidemic. It's also creating dependency for some of the youngest Americans: newborns.

A research project in San Antonio, Texas, is aiming to ease the suffering of these babies and their mothers. Reporter Wendy Rigby from Texas Public Radio has a profile of one mother who is getting help.

This segment aired on December 8, 2016.


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