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Study Links Birth Brain Defects With Maternal Drug Use

By McCarton Ackerman

Researchers found that recreational drug use during pregnancy can potentially lead to newborn birth defects. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Oct. 9, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Couple poisons disabled son with alcohol in IV, drunk stripper attacks boyfriend with an axe, and teacher caught smoking heroin near school. MORE  

Kentucky Grapples With Rise In NAS Babies

By McCarton Ackerman

Neonatal units have seen a sharp increase in babies with neonatal abstinence syndrome. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 3, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Jim Irsay pleads not guilty to driving under the influence, former Seahawk Spencer Ware arrested for DUI, and drunk groom jailed for fight on wedding night. MORE  

Four UK Babies Are Born With Drug Dependency Each Day

By Bryan Le

Doctors sometimes prescribe opiates to wean addicted newborns from their inherited drug dependencies. MORE  

The Abortion That Saved my Life

By Anna David

While I was still doing cocaine and sleeping with the only guy who wouldn't judge me for doing it, I became pregnant.  MORE  

The Parent Dilemma: Kids or No Kids?

By Linda Stansberry

Should people with a family predisposition to addiction or alcoholism not have children? And if you do have kids, can you raise them to avoid addiction? MORE  

M Is for Marijuana. A Is for Addict.

By Andi Schwartz

I smoked pot daily for over 30 years—I had a successful career, was free of debt and had a good life. Then I started a family and that's when my addiction caught up to me. MORE  

New York's Maternity Ward Drug Tests

By Sarah Beller

Drug tests are disproportionately enforced against new moms from low-income areas. MORE  

Jada Pinkett Smith Thought She'd Be Dead by 21

By McCarton Ackerman

The multi-millionaire actress says she was raised in a "war zone" of poverty and drug addiction. MORE  

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