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2011-03-25 00:00:29

Today, very few educational programs focus on what happens to medications after patients bring them home. The reality of the widespread presence of unused medications in households poses an increasing challenge to human health, especially to children. Most health professions have little exposure to the issues and often do not see the relevance of this topic. The purpose of GreenPharmEdu is precisely to fill this gap. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2011 Today, the Institute for Environmental...

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2010-03-25 09:23:41

That bracing morning shower and soothing bedtime soak in the tub are potentially important but until now unrecognized sources of the hormones, antibiotics, and other pharmaceuticals that pollute the environment, scientists reported yesterday at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society. The first-ever evaluation, they said, could lead to new ways to control environmental pollution from active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), which has been the source of growing concern....


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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