Written By Pharmacy Resident Melissa Campo Prescription medication abuse is the second most common form of drug abuse in the US. When prescription drugs are improperly disposed of or are left to collect dust in a medicine cabinet long after they are needed, the medications often end up in the wrong hands.
Monthly Archives: October 2017
by SMH Trauma Coordinator Leeann Putney Halloween is a magical time for children, with many fun activities such as classroom parties, haunted houses, fall festivals and trick-or-treating. But for parents, there is often a fine line between Halloween fun and safety worries, especially on Halloween night, when the streets and sidewalks are filled with trick-or-treaters…. Read more »
Browsing the aisles at the pharmacy or vitamin store can feel overwhelming. With so many products to choose from, how can you know which is right for you? How do you know which ones are actually worth the money?
Welcome to “Ask an Expert,” a Q&A series with Sarasota Memorial’s health and medical experts, where you can get thorough answers to your health queries from a local source you can trust. Have question that you’d like to “Ask an Expert”? Email them to AskAnExpert@smh.com.