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David Jolly proposes look at link between veteran suicides, their medical treatments

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The issue of veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars committing suicide has been a national tragedy for over a decade, and David Jolly says it’s time to get more information on why it’s happening. The Pinellas County congressman said Wednesday he’s introduced legislation requiring the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct a review of veteran suicide deaths during the past five years.  The legislation would study the medications prescribed to veterans at the time of their death by suicide. “It is critical…

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