Unfortunately, America is often associated with freedom, opportunity, and a growing epidemic of unhealthy lifestyles. While being a hub for technological advancements, the nation concurrently navigates a significant health crisis. Amidst the surge of health issues, pharmaceutical products have emerged as indispensable tools in managing and, often, sustaining the health of numerous citizens. But how did we get here, and why have prescription drugs become so intertwined with health in the United States?