FOLKSY MEDICINE

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.

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