Housecall for Health: Unused Prescriptions

Housecall for Health

Some people looking to save cash may be cost-cutting in the wrong place: their health.

FOX’s Colleen Cappon reports in today’s “Housecall for Health”:

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A government report shows one-in-eight adults have skipped doses of prescription medication because of the cost.  Those surveyed say they’ve delayed filling prescriptions and even gotten drugs from other countries to save money.

The CDC says the information is alarming, and those who don’t take their medications as directed are more likely to be hospitalized or have a heart attack or stroke.

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Housecall for Health, I’m Colleen Cappon, FOX News Radio.