Leftover drugs pose prescription for trouble

Published: January, 2006

Few programs exist for environmentally safe drug disposal. Flushing them is a no-no.

This year, you've resolved, will be the year you finally clean out your medicine cabinet. No more half-full vials of blood pressure pills dating back to the 1990s. Out with the crusted tubes of salve, bottles of crystallizing cough syrup, and assorted containers of mystery medicine.

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