Up Close With Cathy Unruh

August 2018: Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Season 2018 Episode 8 | 26m 33s | Video has closed captioning.

They are the largely unseen consequence of the opioid crisis in our country: every 25 minutes, a baby is born exposed to opioids. It’s a condition known as Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, or NAS. Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital treats and cares for about 100 moms and babies with NAS each year. Cathy sits down with a neonatologist and nurse working to help these babies.

Aired: 08/23/18

Rating: NR

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Up Close With Cathy Unruh is a local public television program presented by WEDU.