Iraq Vet Returns as Addict, a Military Problem
Dec. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Nira Williams became addicted to painkillers and other drugs while serving the U.S. Army in Iraq. Discharged without benefits, the 25-year-old faced homelessness on the streets of Phoenix. Williams is a casualty of a surge in substance abuse in the armed services that a Pentagon-commissioned report described as serious enough to constitute a "public health crisis." Nina Burleigh reports. (Source: Bloomberg)
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17:28 - A few years ago, a big VC fund might have had about $500 million to play with. Today, "big" means well over $1 billion. VCs raised $12 billion in the first quarter of 2016, which the industry’s trade group says marked a 10-year high. Bloomberg Businessweek's Max Chafkin has more on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)