English: A view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) So many dreams, so many requiems… This week there was grim news being reported by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). For sure the headlines are exploding with news about the Ebola virus and Enterovirus D68, but on October 2, 2014,...Read More
Once again we need to have a conversation about “medicine cabinets” If you follow our blog, then you know that about once a year we write about the deadly prescriptions that can be found in your “medicine cabinet.” All of our previous posts are still timely, so we are providing easy links to those articles:...Read More
Who’s raiding your medicine cabinet? Medicine cabinets. Every home (apartment, town home, condo, detached single family, mobile home, travel home) has some type of cabinet that serves to hold medicines, shaving gear, and dental hygiene products. Historians claim that the earliest form of a “medicine chest” was in Egypt, described as woven palm fiber case...Read More
The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day just took place with better results than last year. Every year countless amounts of prescription narcotics end up in the wrong hands, often times starting young people down a road towards addiction. Unused medications that turn into fixtures of medicine cabinets are usually a teenager’s first exposure to...Read More
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