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Health professionals concerned about opiate-dependent newborns

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BURLINGTON, Vt. -

At Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, 6 percent newborns in 2012 were opiate dependent and health professionals say the problem is getting worse.

Dr. Anne Johnston runs the Neonatal Medical Follow-up Clinic at Fletcher Allen. She took a look at the issue on "The :30."

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