Thursday, June 20, 2013

Nearly 7 in 10 Americans Are On Prescription Drugs

Nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug, and more than half take two, Mayo Clinic researchers say.

Antibiotics, antidepressants and painkilling opioids are most commonly prescribed.

Twenty percent of patients are on five or more prescription medications.

[Reason #147 to live away from large populations -- too many zombies.]

http://www.mayoclinic.org/news2013-rst/7543.html

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