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System Identifies Newborns That Need Withdrawal Medication

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MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – Doctors at WVU Medicine have developed a uniform system to identify newborns suffering from addiction withdrawal. Berkeley Medical Center Neonatal Clinic Director Dr. Mark Polak told The Journal that the uniform diagnostic scoring system helps determine which babies need withdrawal medication. He says not all infants born to addicted mothers go… Read More