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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.

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Walmart And Others Offer Workers Payday Loan Alternative

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Minnesota Orchestra Honors Nelson Mandela By Bringing Music To South Africa

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

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

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Babies Born Dependent On Opioids Need Touch, Not Tech

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