Latest Eric Schoomaker Stories

2010-04-27 11:10:00

Lieutenant General Eric Schoomaker, the U.S. Army's top medical officer, is worried that soldiers who are returning from Iraq or Afghanistan are being overmedicated. Speaking to reporters on Monday, Schoomaker said that he believed that the use of prescription pain medication by soldiers coming home following combat duty was not disproportional to the use of similar medicine by civilians. However, he noted that the military was tracking prescription drug use by troops and that they were...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.