The US is running out of commonly used drugs including ones used in epidurals, and it’s put us on ‘the brink of a public health emergency’
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The drug shortage problem in the US is getting worse, and has extended to include a type of epidural used for pregnant women during childbirth.

Hospitals have had to get crafty with rationing drug dosage in order to compensate for the shortage. 

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists lists hundreds of compounds that are currently facing shortages, placing the healthcare system on the brink of a public health emergency. 

Not enough companies are making drugs at a rate to keep up with...


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