AwarXe Reminds that National Drug Take-Back Day is April 26

How many of us are guilty of having old, half-full prescription medicine bottles deep in a cabinet? Yep. Me too. Even though I’ve worked on clearing out old unused meds from the cabinet, I still have some in there. A couple of prescriptions that didn’t get finished, one or two that were changed, and blam. […]

Are We Raising a Generation of Pill Poppers?

According to Medco Health Solutions, more than 25 percent of children and teenagers in the United States were taking medication to treat chronic conditions in 2009. It may not surprise you that many older adults have chronic illnesses that require ongoing medication, but the fact that one out of four American children does as well […]