Why Children of Opioid Drug Abusers are Dying

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Some opiod abusers not keeping their medications away from children.

In Your Health Minute,

A new study reveals a dangerous side-effect of America’s opioid crisis.

Over the past two years, more than 11-thousand children have been exposed to drugs used to treat opioid addiction.

Sadly 11 of these kids died.

And while the large majority of exposures were accidental, over 10 percent of teen cases were suicide related. ###

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