US military 'concerned' with over-med...

US military 'concerned' with over-medication of troops

There are 1 comment on the Raw Story story from Apr 27, 2010, titled US military 'concerned' with over-medication of troops. In it, Raw Story reports that:

The top medical officer in the army, Lieutenant General Eric Schoomaker, said the increasing use of prescription drugs for soldiers recovering from combat duty in Iraq or Afghanistan reflected a wider trend in the country to treat pain primarily through medication.

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Brent

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#1 Apr 27, 2010
The US Armys 1st holistic healing center is located on FT Bliss in El Paso, Texas. There is a retired NMSU Social work Professor there that has been working as part of a team that is reversing the effects of PTSD, without drugs, to a point in which soldiers return safely to active duty. Someone should contact him and get a consult immediately! [email protected] He even developed a program to relieve stress in families suffering from PTSD. the 15MinuteStressOut.com

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