National Center for Health Statistics

Drug rush: Prescription use shoots up over last decade

October 24, 2010

Today, it’s not unusual for even a reasonably healthy 35-year-old to be taking a handful of prescriptions — and for those 60 and over to gulp down 10 or 15 prescription meds per day. While it may seem like things have always been this way, they haven’t. These stats actually represent a major increase from 10  years ago, according […]

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