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6 Differences Between American ‘Drugstores’ and British ‘Chemists’


In Britain, one would pop to the chemist to tend to their everyday ailments, whereas in America, you’d swing by the more dangerous sounding “drugstore” to get your meds. In principle, the two serve the same purpose, but there are ...

A Brit’s Guide to Health Matters in the U.S.: Learning the Lingo

Orlando Bloom needs to work on his bed side manner in The Good Doctor. (Fastnet Films)

As Brits quickly discover, there are huge differences between the American and British healthcare systems. For most people here, there’s no “free” health care in the U.S.