Pills for war thrills: 110k US troops on prescribed meds
April 29, 2012
Thousands of US soldiers are going into battle fueled by all sorts of prescription medications, be they amphetamines, antidepressants, sedatives or others. Largely unmonitored consumption of drugs can lead to aberrant behavior and mental disorders. Over 110,000 American service personnel took prescribed medications in 2011 to battle through everyday military routine.