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Prescription drug nonadherence linked to food insecurity, study shows

15:29 EDT 11 Oct 2019 | News-Medical.net

Food insecurity is linked to higher disease rates but not much is known about the reasons for this. A new study of more than 10,000 Canadian households shows that this connection may be at least partially attributed to lack of access to prescription medication.

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