70% Of Americans Take Prescription Drugs

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•26 Jun 24, 2013

A report from the Mayo Clinic found that nearly 7 in 10 Americans take at least one prescription medication, and noted that antibiotics, antidepressants, and painkillers were the most frequently prescribed drugs in the U.S. What do you think?

  • “This kind of statistic would really worry me if it wasn’t for my Klonopin.”

    Ronald Suzuki –
    Parachute Mender

  • “That does explain why 30 percent of my friends are either in pain, depressed, or have some body part rotting off.”

    Landon Bolger –
    Mailroom Supervisor

  • “Doesn’t anybody just drink anymore?”

    Elizabeth Ignarro –
    Pool Manager