KevinMD September 28, 2022
Michele Luckenbaugh

As Americans, we live in one of the most affluent countries in the world. Outwardly, many of our citizens seem to possess the necessities of life: shelter, food, job employment, and world-class health care. But what happens when we take a closer look? Do we see cracks in the foundation?

If we are honest, the answer is a resounding yes. When one looks at the area of health care, there is cause for concern and action.

Let’s start with the cost of prescription drugs. “Americans spend more on prescription drugs — average costs are about $1,300 per person per year — more than anyone else in the world.” Many people struggle to have enough money to pay for prescriptions and...

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