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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

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10/20/2016
The Drug Enforcement Agency sponsors the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, which lets people safely and securely dispose of potentially dangerous unused, unwanted and expired prescription drugs. (Courtesy graphic)

The Drug Enforcement Agency sponsors the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, which lets people safely and securely dispose of potentially dangerous unused, unwanted and expired prescription drugs. (Courtesy graphic)

DoD makes prescription drug disposal easy for beneficiaries

Article
9/15/2016
Defense Department health care beneficiaries can now safely and easily dispose of expired and unused medications by bringing them to a military treatment facility or, in some cases, picking up a mailing envelope from the installation to send for destruction of the medications free of charge. (U.S. Air Force photo)

The new Drug Take Back program allows for disposal of expired and unused prescription and over-the-counter medications

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Military Health System Drug Take Back Option

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9/13/2016
Military Health System Drug Take Back Option

Watch this video to learn more about the Military Health System Drug Take Back option.

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Look Familiar?

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9/13/2016
Infographic showing a stash of prescription and OTC drugs...says "Look Familiar? Might be time to clean out your medicine cabinet."

If you have a stash of unused prescription or over-the-counter drugs, it might be time to clean out your medicine cabinet.

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Military Drug Take Back Program offers safe drug disposal

Article
9/12/2016
Excess prescription and over-the-counter drugs can pose a serious risk in your home. The Military Health System is helping the military community fight back against the dangers of unneeded, unused and expired drugs by offering Drug Take Back at U.S. military pharmacies. Most pharmacies have fixed containers in place where you can drop off excess drugs. Airman 1st Class Hannah McDonald, 1st Special Operations Medical Squadron pharmacy apprentice, disposes of an unwanted prescription in to a container in the pharmacy lobby on Hurlburt Field, Florida. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Kai White)

The Military Health System is helping the military community fight back against the dangers of unneeded, unused and expired drugs

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Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet!

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9/12/2016
Infographic listing the items than can and can't be disposed of at military pharmacies.

Military pharmacies in the U.S. and U.S. Territories now offer drug take back options. See what you can and can't dispose of at a military pharmacy near you.

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Been a while since you emptied your medicine cabinet?

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9/12/2016
Infographic showing a full medicine cabinet.

Is it time to clean out your medicine cabinet? Your local military pharmacy now offers drug take back options.

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Don't Rush to Flush

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9/12/2016
Infographic about not flushing meds down the toilet.

Military pharmacies now offer drug take back. Don't flush unused meds ... instead dispose of them at your military pharmacy.

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It's Time to Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet?

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9/12/2016
Inforgraphic of a young child playing with medicine bottles.

Is it time to clean out your medicine cabinet? Your local military pharmacy now offers drug take back options.

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1 in 9

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9/12/2016
Infographic stating one in nine service members report that they abuse prescription meds.

Did you know? 1 in 9 Service members report abusing prescription drugs.

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Drug Take Back Program

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9/12/2016
Infographic about the Drug Take Back Program

Drop off unused, unneeded or expired drugs at military pharmacies in the U.S. and U.S. Territories.

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New year, new medicine cabinet

Article
1/13/2017
The Military Health System has a drug take back program to help service members and their families dispose of their medications safely. The Department of Justice also has a national take-back initiative. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Valerie Monroy)

Many of our medicine cabinets have bottles of prescribed and over-the-counter medications that are expired or that we no longer use

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