Annual KIDS COUNT Factbook: More babies being born with exposure to opioids in R.I.

THE ANNUAL Rhode Island KIDS COUNT annual factbook found that more babies are being born with exposure to opioids in Rhode Island.
THE ANNUAL Rhode Island KIDS COUNT annual factbook found that more babies are being born with exposure to opioids in Rhode Island.
PROVIDENCE – More babies are being born with exposure to opioids in Rhode Island, the annual KIDS COUNT Factbook has found. The book, released Monday, said in 2014, 97 babies were diagnosed with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, a rate of 92 per 10,000 births, an increase from 76 babies in 2013 and more than double the…

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