The unsettling trend in prescription drug abuse

seems to be  an issue in the armed forces as well.   Military prescriptions for  pain killers  is up  to 3.8 million.  We know soldiers are taking a toll, but consider since the invasion of Afghanistan the use of pain pills has went up four times, putting some of our troops at risk.  One in four admit to abuse.  While doctor are under fire for prescribing too many pain pills, military doctors are under the glass as well,  in Abuse of Pain Pills by Troopslink by Mary S.