May 5, 2012
The World and Everything In It

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Hour A, Segment 3

Rising incidence of children born with opiate drugs in their systems
Being bilingual may help your brain function better

Read "Number of U.S. newborns with drug withdrawal triples" from the Associated Press.

For more on the research about bilingualism, read "Bilingualism fine-tunes hearing, enhances attention" from Northwestern University.

Reporter Michael Cochrane covers the science and technology beat for The World and Everything in It.

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May 5, 2012