Up to 35% of wounded soldiers addicted to drugs

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Medical officials estimate that 25% to 35% of about 10,000 ailing soldiers assigned to special wounded-care companies or battalions are addicted or dependent on drugs — particularly prescription narcotic pain relievers, according to an Army inspector general’s report made public Tuesday.

http://www.usatoday.com/news/military/2011-01-26-soldieraddicts26_ST_N.htm

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