Articles tagged with: prescription medications and the military

Since the Killing of 17 Afghan Civilians, the Debate of Soldiers on Prescription Medication Has Come to the Forefront

on Wednesday, 25 April 2012.

Soldiers And Prescription Drug Use

The debate of substance abuse in the military has risen to the forefront of the news lately, with the killing of 17 Afghan civilians and also with 8 opiate overdose deaths among soldiers in Afghanistan. This article explores prescription medication that is often prescribed to soldiers for mental illnesses. Two sides of the coin are presented here, in this debate over prescribing psychotropic or mood altering medications to our soldiers.

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    Oxycontin For Children

    The manufacturer and distributor of Oxycontin is seeking permission from the Food and Drug Administration to market the incredibly addictive and often taboo painkiller as suitable for use by children of at least 6 years old in an effort to maintain the corporation’s expiring patent for six more months.

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