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Article: Doctors can treat addiction, but are there enough trained in the field?

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Physicians are integral to treating addiction, but the country has a shortage of doctors with training in the specialty.  According to the American Society for Addiction Medicine, there are over 3,000 certified addiction medicine physicians. However, “there are more doctors out there prescribing heavy doses of narcotics than there

Article: More Babies Arrive Dependent on Drugs

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Being born into suffering is becoming ever more common as research shows a continuing surge in drug-dependent infants amid a national epidemic of pain pill and now heroin abuse, with no end in sight.

Admissions of these babies to U.S. neonatal intensive care units nearly


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