drug addiction

File photo of a hospital nursery. (Photo by LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Hospital Treats Drug-Dependent Babies

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 rubbed the skin raw, along with a scratch on his left check. He suffers from so many tremors that he’s been placed in a special area so nurses can watch him around the clock in case he starts seizing —or worse, stops breathing.



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