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AMERICANS ARE TAKING MORE PRESCRIPTION DRUGS than ever before. A recent survey by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists reveals that at least 51% of adults take two or more prescription medications each day, 46% take at least one, while more than a quarter take multiple meds daily. There are a number of factors at play, not the least of which is the fact that Americans are living longer,

AMERICANS ARE TAKING MORE PRESCRIPTION DRUGS than ever before. A recent survey by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists reveals that at least 51% of adults take two or more prescription medications each day, 46% take at least one, while more than a quarter take multiple meds daily.

There are a number of factors at play, not the least of which is the fact that Americans are living longer, and there are more medications on the market. What's notable, however, is what the 1,0

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