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National Event Raises Awareness of Rx Drug Abuse

National event raises awareness of Rx drug abuse

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On Saturday, Nov. 10, a historic and lifesaving public health initiative – The American Medicine Chest Challenge (AMCC) -will be held in communities throughout the nation to raise awareness about the dangers of prescription drug abuse. This initiative …
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Local students increasing abuse of prescription drugs, study shows

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Smith said the council has been distributing information about the abuse of prescription drugs and has established a program – Red Med Box – at local police departments for people to dispose of unused medicine. The drugs are destroyed by law …
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Summit Held to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse

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The United States Attorney's Office sponsored a drug summit in Rochester Friday to combat prescription drug abuse. The summit brought together specialists, law enforcement and medical experts to examine different aspects of the prescription drug abuse …
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