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pharmacist giving pills to customer
April 2019
Deliberate Disposal: How to Discard of Old or Unwanted Medications

When you open your medicine cabinet, it is likely that you have a bottle of medication that you no longer use—or that is long past its expiration date. While it…

Medication Adherence
December 2018
Top Tips for Travelling with Medications

With the holidays often comes holiday travel. But as you pack for your trip, remember that even when you are away, it’s still important to responsibly manage your health conditions…

Medication Adherence
A person reaching out for his prescription medicine
November 2018
Got Unneeded or Expired Medications?

Your Pharmacist Can Help Normally, you take a prescription until the pills are gone. But your doctor may change your dose, switch you to a new medication before you finish…

Medication Adherence
A person taking a pill from a daily pill container
July 2018
Taking Your Medications: Stay Smart, Stay Organized

About 30 to 50 percent of those who take medicines at home do not use them as directed, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Women’s Health.…

Medication Adherence
A senior person opening a daily pill organizer
February 2018
Smart Reminders for Taking Your Medications

One of the most important things you can do to take care of yourself is to take your doctor's advice and take your medicine as prescribed. This is sometimes easier…

Medication Adherence
A senior woman reading label on prescription medicine box
February 2018
Are Your Medications and Supplements Expired?

Expired medications can be less effective or even risky due to a change in chemical composition or a decrease in strength. Also, certain expired medications are at risk of bacterial…

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