• The youngest victims

    One year ago - By Topix

    As drug problems in Haywood County continue to grow, so, too, does the number of infants who exhibit withdrawal symptoms due to being exposed to intoxicating substances in the womb. Back in 2004, in North Carolina, there were 104, about .1 percent, hospitalizations associated with drug withdrawal in infants - also known as Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, or NAS - per 100,000 live births, and in 2014, there were 971, or about 1 percent.
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