Perils for substance-addicted babies, Tips for driving safe

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Developmental disorders are far likelier for babies born dependent on opioids and some antidepressants. A pediatric specialist talks about the care babies require. Then, we get defensive driving tips as reports of traffic deaths are on the rise.

Featured in this Show

  • Being born dependent

    New research shows babies born dependent on substances like opioids, benzos and some antidepressants are 68% more likely to have a developmental disorder later in life. As opioid addiction continues to rise we speak with a pediatric specialist on how to serve children before and after birth.

  • How to stay safe on the road as traffic fatalities climb

    Traffic accidents and fatalities have been growing. We get some defensive driving tips from the McFarland police chief.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Dr. Nicole Hennessy Guest
  • Aaron Chapin Guest

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