Vanderbilt study shows babies born with drug withdrawal symptoms on the rise

The number of infants born in the United States with drug withdrawal symptoms, also known as neonatal abstinence syndrome, nearly doubled in a four-year period. By 2012, one infant was born every 25 minutes in the US with the syndrome, accounting for $1.5 billion in annual health care charges, according to a new Vanderbilt study published in the Journal of Perinatology. —> Read More