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Harm Reduction - What Is Happening at the Federal Level

Tessie Castillo | Posted 01.10.2015 | Politics
Tessie Castillo

Advocates for drug policy reform are doing some admirable work at the state level to improve the health and dignity of people who use drugs. But things are rolling at the federal level too. The Harm Reduction Coalition discussed the issues they are working on.

How A Hospital In Tennessee Is Helping Drug-Dependent Babies

AP | SHEILA BURKE | Posted 05.13.2013 | Parents

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- He's less than two weeks old, but he shows the telltale signs of a baby agitated and in pain: an open sore on his chin where he's ...

Danielle Cadet

Are These The New 'Crack Babies'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Danielle Cadet | Posted 09.04.2012 | Black Voices

Once again, images of squirming infants struggling to hold on to their first minutes of life and stories of newborns shaking from withdrawal in neonat...

More Babies Born Addicted To Painkillers

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 07.13.2012 | Parents

In the past decade, the number of babies born addicted to opiates has tripled. An April study found that in American hospitals, roughly one baby is bo...