According to recent statistics, more and more Americans have begun to complain about chronic pain. Although there are numerous ways to combat pain, the mass majority of Americans will take the easy way out and utilize some type of pharmaceutical pain reliever. The Mayo Clinic recently released a study, which concluded that nearly 70% of the American population consumed one or more pharmaceutical drugs on a daily basis. Painkillers and antidepressants ranked near the top of the list. Suffice to say, it is common knowledge within the United States that America has a drug epidemic on its hands. The pharmaceutical companies are raking in the cash, while the politicians are making it even easier for these individuals to market their products to the public.
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