For some reason, it always seems more difficult to fork over the money for necessities than it does for luxuries. It's much more pleasant to spend money going to the movies than paying the electric bill.
But the electric bill is a necessity for all of us. And so is medicine.
A story in Monday's News-Journal gave the details on local pharmacies' generic drug programs, programs that are going to save us all some money.
Generic drugs, according to the FDA, are exactly the same as brand-name drugs. They just cost less.