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Drug screening in neonates is traditionally performed using meconium, but cord tissue has been proposed as an… Expand Many ethanol dependent women also use other drugs of abuse that may affect pregnancy outcome and long-term child neurodevelopment… Expand A validated method for quantifying methadone, 2-ethylidene-1,5-dimethyl-3,3-diphenylpyrrolidine, cocaine, benzoylecgonine, 6… Expand Drug use by pregnant women has been extensively associated with adverse mental, physical, and psychological outcomes in their… Expand National drug policy, medical practice and the child welfare system have not kept pace with scientific research that points to… Expand Scientifically valid data on the safety of drug use during pregnancy are a significant public health need. Data are rarely… Expand The social and economic impact of drug use on our global population continues to increase leaving no geographical, social or… Expand Each year in the United States, around 5.5% (or 230,000) infants are born to mothers who used illicit drugs during pregnancy. The… Expand A variety of neurological complications has been reported in infants exposed to cocaine during gestation. In the present study… Expand Effects of in utero drug exposure on pregnancy outcome, infant development, and preschool functioning are reviewed. Six possible… Expand