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Opioid addiction among new mothers has quadrupled

cynthiah@lakevillejournal.com

The opioid crisis, as we know, is exploding. I don’t know quite why this is, but it seems that when addiction or disease trends really begin to hit a very low point, the media begins to talk about the children born from mothers with those diseases or addictions. Think of the crack babies and AIDS babies when those crises were at a peak of concern.