environmental health http://kalw.org en Alameda County could take the lead in unwanted medication disposal http://kalw.org/post/alameda-county-could-take-lead-unwanted-medication-disposal <p>Prescription drug use is rising. According to the <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/">Centers for Disease Control and Prevention</a>, by the year 2008, half of all Americans were taking one or more prescription drugs, and 37 percent of older Americans took five or more.</p> Mon, 12 Mar 2012 20:49:21 +0000 Judy Silber 7343 at http://kalw.org Alameda County could take the lead in unwanted medication disposal