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How to Dispose of Prescription Drugs

In recent years,  scientists have detected trace amounts of more than 150 different human and veterinary medicines in environments as far afield as the Arctic. Eighty percent of the U.S.’s streams a…


FDA: Popular Diabetes Drug Linked to Heart Attacks

The U.S. FDA announced today that it will significantly restrict the use of the diabetes drug Avandia (rosiglitazone) to patients with Type 2 diabetes who cannot control their diabetes on other medica…


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