Study: Many troops return from combat with chronic pain

07/1/2014 | HealthDay News · USA Today

Close to half of U.S. troops returning from combat suffer chronic pain, and many rely on narcotic painkillers, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers surveyed an Army brigade three months after its return from Afghanistan, and 44% of the soldiers reported pain lasting longer than three months.

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