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How 2 nurse practitioners decided to help babies touched by opioid crisis

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The opioid crisis doesn’t just affect those who’ve become addicted and their families; it also affects newborns and the nurses who care for them. Kyle Cook and Carla Saunders, neonatal nurse practitioners in Tennessee, helped create one of the first treatment protocols for babies exposed to opioids. They also were instrumental in developing a program that helps mothers get treatment and therapy. You can hear Kyle and Carla’s story here.

via npr.org

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