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Babies born drug-dependent: New efforts underway to help the epidemic

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Nearly 30,000 babies are born physically dependent on drugs in America each year. Despite a federal law to protect them, many are dying, but some dedicated health professionals in West Virginia are working to change that. NBC chief investigative correspondent Cynthia McFadden reports for TODAY.