Warmer weather is here and with it comes spring cleaning. As you tackle your closets and home, medical experts say don't forget your medicine cabinet. When old medications are left to collect dust, they become potential sources of poisoning to young children or may be accessed by teens experimenting with drugs.
The Texas Panhandle Poison Center of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center's (TTUHSC) School of Pharmacy will host a Lubbock Medication Cleanout™ from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 28 at the Texas Tech Physicians Medical Pavilion, 3601 Fourth St. Jeanie Jaramillo, Pharm.D., director of the Texas Panhandle Poison Center, encourages Lubbock area residents to clean out their medicine cabinets and bring in any unused, expired or unnecessary medications for proper disposal.
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