More babies born addicted to prescription painkillers

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Every hour a baby is born in the United States with symptoms of withdrawal from opiates.

During the last decade the U.S. has seen a sharp increase in the number of pregnant women addicted to opiate drugs and the number of babies born experiencing withdrawal symptoms as the fastest growing abuse of prescription drugs has hit hospital maternity wards across the country.

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Teens Deprived of Media Gadgets Experience Withdrawal Comparable to Drug Addicts Going Cold Turkey

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Teenagers report overwhelming cravings when deprived of their laptops and cell phones.

Researchers found 79 per cent of students subjected to a complete media blackout for just one day reported adverse reactions ranging from distress to confusion and isolation.