The phrase “when you do what you love you will never work in your life” is a saying that is often held as the standard when picking a job. So many individuals choose their jobs for the job description, the pay, or the location, but as the cost of health care rises, many feel stuck in a job they dislike in order to have the necessary health benefits.
Medication can be a powerful healing substance to treat or prevent disease, infections, and other health-related complications. However, medication cannot fulfill its purpose if it is not taken. There are many reasons why patients nationwide avoid taking it, simply from inadvertently neglecting or facing its side effects.
In 2020, healthcare spending in the United States increased by about 10% to $11,945 per person. The increase widened an already huge gap that too many of our legislators fail to include in their justifications of medical costs: the discrepancy in healthcare costs in the U.S. versus other high income countries.