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PBS NEWSHOUR

For some veterans, prescription drugs may be causing pain

  • Aired: 10/03/2013
  • 09:17
  • Rating: NR
Some veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have returned home to face another battle: addiction to narcotic painkillers prescribed by their doctors. Aaron Glantz of the Center for Investigative Reporting takes a look at whether these wounded warriors are being overmedicated with prescription opiates.
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