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May 11th, 2011
12:04 PM ET

When your doctor gives orders, follow them

Three out of four Americans fail to take prescribed medicines as directed, meaning 75% of Americans are at risk of not healing as quickly or suffering increased symptoms and serious health complications from illnesses. U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin is announcing a new prescription drug adherence campaign called Script Your Future. She speaks with Kiran about the campaign and why listening to your doctor could save your life.

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  1. alicia

    I don't like taking my daily meds, but i'm here because of the wonderful doctors I have, and following their orders. I have three specialist.

    May 11, 2011 at 4:25 pm |