About half of Americans are medicated


New numbers are showing just how medicated people are in America.

Nearly half the population of the United States– saying they’ve used one or more prescription drugs in the past 30 days – according to data from the National Center for Health Statistics.

The most common medication for children was for asthma one in 10 young and middle-aged adults- took antidepressants.

And almost half of adults aged 60 and higher – rely on cholesterol-lowering drugs.

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