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Pharmacist on hunger strike against prescription giant Medco listen

09/17/10 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Around half of all Americans are on prescription drugs. Many insurance companies now make patients get them filled by mail instead of the pharmacy down the street. Mail-order drug giant Medco fills more than one million of these each week. Such high demand may be putting potentially hazardous pressure on the pharmacists who process prescription orders. One former employee of Medco’s Tampa facility is staging the ultimate protest to expose what he’s calling unethical practice.

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