The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs. The study shows that a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet. The DEA’s Take Back Day events provide an opportunity for Americans to prevent … Continue reading Tomorrow is the DEA National TAKE BACK Day – Dispose of Your DANGEROUS Medications properly and safely. Get them OUT of your home!
Many people use opioids to treat chronic pain. However, when they overuse the drugs, they can become addicted to it. But it is not always easy to tell if someone you know has an addiction to opioids. Recently, researchers from the University of Michigan suggest 11 signs of opioid addiction everyone should know: Taking a substance in larger amounts or longer than needed Prescription painkillers … Continue reading WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT OPIOID ADDICTION
Driving in bad weather means preparing for the worst. It’s a good idea to stock your car with the right supplies for wintry weather. Pack extra snacks, drinking water, blankets, a portable radio, an extra cell phone charger, a flashlight, and ice scrapers. If you break down in the dead of winter, these items can help keep you safe. But if children reach certain supplies, … Continue reading Windshield Washer Solution Contains a Chemical Called Methanol. If Swallowed, Methanol Can Cause Kidney Failure, Blindness, and Death.