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Drugs for Less: The Complete Guide to Free and Discounted Prescription Drugs


Cecil, M. P. Long Island City, NY: Hatherleigh Press, 2005. 298 pp; $13.95; 800-528-2550;


This is the first book written to teach readers how to make medications more affordable and accessible. The book out-lines seven simple strategies to reduce rising pharmaceutical prices. Readers will discover how to ensure that the drugs they buy online are safe, which drugs can be sliced into two parts, which drugs have low-cost generic alternatives, and which pharmacies have the best prices. Providing an extensive directory of the most popular brand-name drugs with specific information on how to save money on each drug, this book can be helpful for consumers and professionals.