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As we reflect on the importance of primary care in October, One of America's biggest wars is preventi
 

#MakeHealthPrimary Journal

October 28 · Issue #6 · View online
We have a dream that one day medical professionals in America will provide the world’s best care to anyone; regardless of race, gender, sexuality, socioeconomic or immigration status.

As we reflect on the importance of primary care in October, One of America’s biggest wars is preventing the abuse of opioids. Every 19 minutes, a child is born addicted to opioids as medical professionals fight with Congress and the drug industry pumping addictive, untested narcotics into the country (source).
In this month’s newsletter, We want to raise attention to the heroin baby versus the crack baby epidemic. Currently, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), aka babies experiencing heroin withdrawals is sweeping the nation. We have seen this before and during the early 90s crack era but now at a faster rate. The opioid crisis is killing more babies with the disease as it spreads through affluent communities. So we ask, why is the term “heroin baby” too harsh for society and why aren’t we seeing it on the nightly news? Let’s dig deeper in my full Editor’s Letter.
If you have worked or volunteered in the NICU, we’d love to interview for a special edition. Email me: editor@makehealthprimary.com!
– Fallon Davis 

DEA Agent Exposes Governments Efforts To Pump More Opioids In U.S. Communities
Solar Powered Medical Truck Serves As Clinic In Communities
Hot Career: Nurses As Patient Advocates
Pennsylvania’s Obamacare Premiums Will Skyrocket With Gov’t Cuts
Why Are Nurses 2X ’s More Likely Than Patients To Get Depressed?
This Illinois Medical School Started Grave Robbing
Twin Weighing 1 Lb, 4 Oz Survives 16-Week Early Pregnancy
600K People Might Know When They'll Die
Radiology Fields Changing Among Med Students
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