They come in all shapes and sizes. Even their color differs. And 80 percent of them are sold in the US. Believe it or not we are talking about painkillers.
Yes, you read right! 80 percent of the world’s analgesics are consumed in the U.S. And that wouldn’t be so alarming if we didn’t knew that only five percent of all humans living on Earth actually live in the US.
Reports, delivered by ASIPP (American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians), say that 64 pills come on each citizen and total of 14 800 deaths per year. That’s more than cocaine and heroin combined.
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