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Is America a Pill Nation?

  • Aired: 1/26/2013
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In 2011, American pharmacies filled nearly 4 billion prescriptions. Today, an estimated 16 million people use painkillers, 5 million take sleep aids, and 18 million are relying on antidepressants. Do these numbers point to a collective hole in the soul of our country? See what the Rev. Ed Bacon, Elizabeth Lesser and Mark Nepo have to say.

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