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  • Don’t Flush It! National Drug Take-Back Day is this Saturday!

    Don’t Flush It! National Drug Take-Back Day is this Saturday! Have you ever been cleaning out your bathroom or kitchen cupboard and come across some old prescription medications that you no longer need – perhaps past their expiration date, or for a medical condition you no longer have, or maybe it’s a prescription that you didn’t finish because it didn’t work for your medical condition or gave you bad side effects.     So what do you do with these prescriptions? Well, definitely don’t flush them! Remember that toilets are not trash cans, and you should only flush the 3 Ps: pee, poop, and toilet paper.  Flushing unused prescriptions may increase the amount of pharmaceuticals released into our lakes, streams, and oceans.  But throwing unused prescriptions in a trash can presents[…]

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