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New vets set record for war-disability claims

By May 30, 2012

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America’s newest veterans are filing for disability benefits at a historic rate, claiming to be the most medically and mentally troubled generation of former troops the nation has ever seen, according to an Air Force Times report.

A staggering 45 percent of the 1.6 million veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are now seeking compensation for injuries they say are service-related. That is more than double the 21 percent who filed such claims after some other relatively recent wars, top government officials told The Associated Press.

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June 4, 2012 at 4:12 am
(1) Daniel Haszard says:

PTSD treatment for Veterans found ineffective.
There have been a hundred or more Vets who have DIED from these ‘atypical’ antipsychotics being prescribed ‘off-label’.
Seroquel,Risperdal,Zyprexa can cause diabetes.
I took Zyprexa Olanzapine a powerful Lilly schizophrenic drug for 4 years it was prescribed to me off-label for post traumatic stress disorder was ineffective costly and gave me diabetes.
*FIVE at FIVE* was the Zyprexa sales rep slogan, meaning *5mg dispensed at 5pm would keep patients quiet*.
*Tell the truth don’t be afraid*– Daniel Haszard -
FMI zyprexa-victims(dot)com

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