National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

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Health Officials Team Up With Law Enforcement To Tackle Prescription Drug Abuse

Colorado has the second highest rate of prescription drug abuse in the nation. More people die from drug overdoses than car crashes every year. Now health officials are teaming up with law enforcement to tackle the problem.

09/24/2014

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Prescription Drug Take Back Day Events

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, Oct. 26 and several Denver metro area locations are participating.

10/25/2013

The majority of people who suffer from chronic pain feel they are treated like drug addicts during their pharmacy visits, and nearly one-third of pain sufferers showed concern they are being embarrassed by their healthcare provider. (credit: ThinkStock)

Make Sure Prescription Drugs Are Properly Disposed Of

Old prescriptions and expired over-the-counter medications can be dangerous. This Saturday, you can safely get rid of pills you don’t need anymore.

04/27/2012

Alex Hunter shares the story of how his son overdosed on prescription drugs and alcohol. (credit: CBS)

Boulder Man Shares Sad Consequences Of Keeping Medications

The third National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is coming up on Oct. 29. It offers people a safe way to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs.

10/27/2011

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