(EMAILWIRE.COM, February 26, 2010 ) New York, NY - The number of American citizens who are unemployed has reached record numbers in 2009 and 2010, with current numbers showing over 14.84 million people now out of work. The fallout from the failing economy continues as citizens seek ways to cut costs. With the United States now standing as the only country in the world that has no universal health care for its citizens, the unemployed have named health care costs as one of the first expenses that must be cut during an economic downturn.
This continuing economic downturn has given rise to a startling startling new trend in health care for the unemployed: The unemployed are finding that online pharmacies are the most cost effective way to obtain their medication. In most cases, people are now obtaining the medications they need online without a prescription. For those who are out of work, this is the easiest and most direct way to cut medical costs. The average doctor visit to a practicing United States physician in 2010 now typically costs from $150 to $400, and often significantly more depending upon the medical problem. Many patients today visit the doctor only to obtain the prescriptions that they need, but the unemployed no longer have the funds to pay for the visit.
The most prescribed medications in the United States today include Viagra, Phentermine, Xanax, Tramadol and Ambien, all of which are being purchased online without a prescription at an unprecedented rate today. The unemployed people who need these drugs in their daily lives have clearly demonstrated that they can find, and have found, a solution that does not involve visiting a doctor that they are unable to afford. The number of unemployed people who are now turning to online pharmacies to meet their medication needs now numbers over 6 million, a number that increases each day.