Navigation Links
NCPA Commends Prescription Drug Take Back Event Hosted by 15 New York Pharmacies
Date:11/17/2010

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) today applauded the efforts of some of its members to unite to host what the organizers are calling The Great Peconic Take Back event serving the eastern Suffolk area of New York.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100106/DC33253LOGO)

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100106/DC33253LOGO)

According to event organizer and NCPA member Bob Grisnik of Southrifty Drug, today, Wednesday, November 17 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., anyone wishing to safely dispose of their expired or otherwise unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications will be able to bring them to any of the 15 participating pharmacies of the newly formed Peconic Independent Pharmacy Association. The pharmacies ask that the medications be in their original, labeled containers, with the patient's name blacked out with permanent marker. The medications can be from any pharmacy and no personal identification is required. The service is free to the public.

"It's exciting to see community pharmacies working together to meet the growing patient demand for a safe and environmentally friendly way to discard unused medications. Programs like this should be voluntary but I hope many pharmacies seize the opportunity to create their own programs to meet the needs of their patients," said Robert J. Greenwood, NCPA President and pharmacy owner in Waterloo, IA.

The program is modeled after the NCPA program, Dispose My Meds, which was launched around the 40th anniversary of Earth Week in April via a partnership with NCPA and Sharps Compliance Inc. in order to address two pr
'/>"/>

SOURCE National Community Pharmacists Association
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. JDRF Clinical Panel Recommends Next Steps for Artificial Pancreas Clinical Testing
2. New Guideline from ASH and ASCO Recommends Caution Regarding ESA Use in Cancer Patients
3. Data Monitoring Committee Unanimously Recommends Continuation of Celsions Phase III ThermoDox® HEAT Study to Treat Primary Liver Cancer
4. NCPA Commends Senate Aging Committee for Launching CVS Caremark Investigation to Examine Alleged Harm to Seniors, Medicare
5. Expert Healthcare Panel Recommends Select Nutritional Support for Baby Boomers for Healthy Aging to Maintain Active Lifestyles
6. ISS Recommends That WuXi Shareholders Vote for Proposed Combination With Charles River
7. American Heart Association Comment: Advisory Committee Recommends that U.S. Food and Drug Administration Keep Rosiglitazone (Avandia) on the Market, Continue Clinical Trial of Safety and Efficacy
8. FDA Advisory Committee Unanimously Recommends Approval of HRA Pharmas Ulipristal Acetate for Emergency Contraception
9. Emdeon Recommends Secure Interim Solutions to Avert Delays in the Implementation of ePrescribing of Controlled Substances
10. NCPA Commends Pharmacy Provisions in House-Passed Health Care Reform Bill
11. FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Approval of InterMunes Esbriet(R) (pirfenidone) for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/22/2014)... SANTA CLARA, Calif. , Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... today announced the introduction of the cQUB™-1 (cQuest Ultrasound ... cQUB white-label ultrasound systems designed and manufactured by Cephasonics ... brand name and model number. Cephasonics will be showcasing ... 2014 being held this week in Chongqing, ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... , Oct. 22, 2014  Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: ... information services, today announced that its Board of Directors ... a director, effective December 1, 2014. Including Dr. Leiden, ... is the Chairman, President and CEO of Vertex Pharmaceuticals. ... scientific and commercial experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Calif. , Oct 22, 2014 Antigen ... Irvine, California , announced the receipt of ... Business Innovation Research award (SBIR) from the National Institute of Dental ... fund the development of a Pan-HIV Protein Microarray Chip, ... HIV-1 and HIV-2 subtypes and aid in the development ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Cephasonics Launches the cQUB-1, First Product in New Family of cQUB White-Label Ultrasound Systems Targeted at Medical Applications 2Cephasonics Launches the cQUB-1, First Product in New Family of cQUB White-Label Ultrasound Systems Targeted at Medical Applications 3Quest Diagnostics Adds Jeffrey M. Leiden, M.D., Ph.D., to Board of Directors 2Quest Diagnostics Adds Jeffrey M. Leiden, M.D., Ph.D., to Board of Directors 3Biomarker Discovery Company, Antigen Discovery Inc., Awarded an NIH Phase I Small Business Innovation Research Grant to Develop a Pan-HIV Protein Microarray Chip 2
... Oct. 13 The Care Continuum Alliance ... Award for the "Greatest Impact on Health" at ...  The ALL/PHASE protocol, which utilizes low-cost and generic medications ... successfully implemented in Kaiser Permanente communities, including those served ...
... Corporation Hosts Eighth Annual Planet xMAP Europe in Vienna -- OOSTERHOUT, Netherlands, Oct. 13 ... ... (typeof(lpUnit)==,undefined,) var lpUnit=,PRN,; --> ... var s = ,; var first_result; // Results are keyed by longUrl, so we need to grab the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Kaiser Permanente's ALL/PHASE Initiative Wins 2010 Care Continuum Alliance Quality Impact Award for Greatest Impact on Health 2Kaiser Permanente's ALL/PHASE Initiative Wins 2010 Care Continuum Alliance Quality Impact Award for Greatest Impact on Health 3Luminex Corporation Hosts Eighth Annual Planet xMAP Europe in Vienna 2Luminex Corporation Hosts Eighth Annual Planet xMAP Europe in Vienna 3Luminex Corporation Hosts Eighth Annual Planet xMAP Europe in Vienna 4Luminex Corporation Hosts Eighth Annual Planet xMAP Europe in Vienna 5Luminex Corporation Hosts Eighth Annual Planet xMAP Europe in Vienna 6Luminex Corporation Hosts Eighth Annual Planet xMAP Europe in Vienna 7Luminex Corporation Hosts Eighth Annual Planet xMAP Europe in Vienna 8Luminex Corporation Hosts Eighth Annual Planet xMAP Europe in Vienna 9
(Date:10/25/2014)... Background: , In 1998 Bob Savage founded the ... in the field of establishing recovery community organizations. Bob ... when he retired, he set out to answer a couple ... , 1. Where are the people in recovery ... 2. Can the recovery community be organized to advocate for ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... The Wehrman Collaborative, LLC ... for disabled users by disabled users, has granted ... Mackin Educational Resources of Burnsville, Minnesota, for their ... to the Minnesota Alliance for Patient Safety of ... website. Both organizations have met WeCo’s ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... QueenBeeTickets.com has a variety of tickets for ... prices. Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band tickets ... are going on sale October 25 and are expected ... browse the selection of tickets for Bob Seger & ... singer is touring North America beginning next month, and ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... York (PRWEB) October 25, 2014 ... lawsuits ( http://www.vaginalmeshlawsuit2015.com/ ) filed against Boston ... in U.S. District Court, Southern District of West ... Judgment on Punitive Damages in a group of ... a ruling issued on October 21st, U.S. District ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... Limbkeepers® announced today that they will be featured ... Jr, airing 1st QTR 2015 via Discovery Channel. Dates ... will focus on Limbkeepers® non compression knit sleeves, a ... arms, hands, and legs from abrasion, skin tears and ... help reduce injuries, allow for continued daily activities, and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:CCAR Accepting Nominations for the Bob Savage Recovery Advocate of the Year Award 2Health News:IT-Accessibility Award Granted to Education and Health Care for Section 508/WCAG 2Health News:IT-Accessibility Award Granted to Education and Health Care for Section 508/WCAG 3Health News:QueenBeeTickets.com Features Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band Tickets for Charleston Civic Center, Huntington Center, and Nationwide Arena at Reduced Prices 2Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward, As Federal Judge Denies Motion for Summary Judgment on Punitive Damages in Florida Cases, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward, As Federal Judge Denies Motion for Summary Judgment on Punitive Damages in Florida Cases, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward, As Federal Judge Denies Motion for Summary Judgment on Punitive Damages in Florida Cases, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Upcoming Episode of Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr. to Feature Limbkeepers® 2
... It was a "common sense" decision to start the ... of the stroke belt. , "We wanted to give better ... of the Department of Neurology at the Medical College of ... 2000 and Hess and his colleagues were frustrated that nearly ...
... Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have developed what ... new imaging technique to diagnose brain tumors. The unique test ... are located in areas of the brain too dangerous to ... a definitive diagnosis of cancer based on imaging of a ...
... , THURSDAY, Jan. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Popular cholesterol-lowering statins may ... a new study shows. Hepatitis B, an inflammation of the liver ... causes of liver cancer. This is not the first ... Other studies have hinted that these drugs may play a role ...
... (HealthDay News) -- Positive reinforcement, such as receiving small, ... seems to help patients with high blood pressure take ... of black Americans. The findings are significant because ... and death, the researchers from the Center for Healthful ...
... lung clearance index (LCI) is a sensitive non-invasive marker of ... according to a new study from Australian researchers. "We ... especially in the presence of airway inflammation and Pseudomonas aeruginosa," ... the Sydney Children,s Hospital. "LCI may not only be a ...
... Reporter , THURSDAY, Jan. 26 (HealthDay News) -- The rate ... dramatic upturn since 2004, reversing a trend of decline throughout ... place outside of the traditional hospital setting increased 29 percent ... to 0.72 percent -- almost 30,000 births -- according to ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Georgia Bio honors biotech company that enables stroke care 2Health News:Georgia Bio honors biotech company that enables stroke care 3Health News:Diagnostic brain tumor test could revolutionize care of patients 2Health News:Statins May Stave Off Liver Cancer in People With Hepatitis B 2Health News:Positive Reinforcement May Help Patients Take Their Meds 2Health News:Early cystic fibrosis lung disease detected by bronchoalveolar lavage and lung clearance index 2Health News:More U.S. Babies Born at Home: Report 2Health News:More U.S. Babies Born at Home: Report 3
... The Aisys Carestation helps you deliver unmatched ... Aisys Carestation is the most complete anesthesia ... point of need - at your fingertips., ... our industry-leading Datex-Ohmeda legacy of anesthesia delivery ...
... Mesh LP is a super-light polypropylene mesh ... body reaction is reduced considerably. Optilene Mesh ... all open hernia repair procedures. It perfectly ... flexibility Optilene Mesh LP adapts to the ...
... Optilene Mesh Elastic is a lightweight and ... elasticity the mesh is able to adapt to ... The new honeycomb like structure with the large ... elastic scar. The mesh is ideal for incisional ...
... LP is a lightweight polypropylene mesh ... considerably reduced,foreign body reaction. The softer, ... It perfectly conforms to,anatomical structures. Due ... LP adapts to the movements of ...
Medicine Products: