Some not filling prescriptions properly

April 15, 2009 4:43:47 PM PDT
Another sign of economic hard times is many people aren't buying the medicine they need.

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A recent survey showed one in five people aren't filling their prescriptions, or take only half-a-pill to save money. But there are ways to get free or discounted drugs.

There are non-profits that offer help for free and they include:

  • NeedyMeds out of Massachusetts
  • Partnership for Prescription Assistance in Washington
  • Patient Advocate Foundation in Virginia

    Related links:

  • Partnership for Perscription Assistance
  • Patient Advocate Foundation
  • NeedyMeds

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