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Babies Born Dependent On Opioids Need Touch, Not Tech

A pediatrician is working to make sure every hospital in Kansas can give babies with neonatal abstinence syndrome the soft start they need, ideally right next to their mothers.

More companies are stepping in to help their workers with a much cheaper way to get some emergency cash than payday loans. MHJ/Getty Images hide caption

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Walmart And Others Offer Workers Payday Loan Alternative

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A stained glass window depicting former South African President Nelson Mandela at Regina Mundi church in Soweto, South Africa. Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Minnesota Orchestra Honors Nelson Mandela By Bringing Music To South Africa

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Former CIA Director John Brennan arrives at a May 2018 Senate hearing. President Trump revoked Brennan's security clearance Wednesday, claiming Brennan was acting "erratic." Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Cummings Demands Explanation For Stripping Ex-CIA Chief's Security Clearance

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Aretha Franklin, pictured in 1968, has died. Known as the Queen of Soul, she recorded 17 top 10 singles. Express Newspapers/Getty Images hide caption

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Aretha Franklin, The 'Queen Of Soul,' Dies At 76

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Victoria gave birth to her daughter Lili while in treatment for opioid dependency. Alex Smith/KCUR hide caption

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Babies Born Dependent On Opioids Need Touch, Not Tech

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