Pain Pill Addiction Torments Even the Most Innocent

As addiction to prescription painkillers spreads in Maine it touches even some of the most innocent and fragile.

More than 570 babies were born last year to mothers who used prescription painkillers or other drugs while pregnant, according to hospital reports to the state. The number more than tripled in six years, and it doesn’t include the mothers who didn’t tell their doctors about their drug habits.

Source: Kennebec Journal – October 19, 2011