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UF study refines treatment options for infant drug withdrawals

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Opioid pain relievers prescribed to pregnant mothers have been linked to increasing rates of drug withdrawals in infants during and after birth. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jordan Matich reports on a new study by the UF College of Medicine-Jacksonville that aims to refine treatment methods for babies.

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About Ethan Magoc

Ethan is a journalist at WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida's stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

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