Category Archives: Editorials

Excerpts from chapter 4 regarding CTE

I explained that I strongly felt all football players, to a degree, have experienced CTE. My comment was based on the nature of the sport and the 4-22-15 article in USA Today; “Judge Approves Potential $1 Billion Settlement To Resolve NFL Concussion Lawsuit”, which reported that 6000 retired NFL players will receive an average of […]

New Report Shows High Percentage of Active Duty Soldiers Prescribed Psychiatric Drugs

One-year assessment of 38,000 active duty troops reports approximately 86 percent of those diagnosed with PTSD and depression filled at least one prescription for a psychotropic drug By Dr. Bart Billings on August 17, 2017 A new report issued by the RAND Corp. shows that high percentages of active duty service members in 2013-2014 filled […]