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DISPOSE OF UNUSED MEDS

The American Pharmacists Association recommends ridding your medicine cabinet of all unused and expired medications. Some tips:

Medications should be stored in a secured area - out of site of children and teens - that has low humidity, a stable temperature and adequate lighting.

Dispose of anything expired.

Dispose of anything not used in the past year or that you don't need.

Dispose of medicines that are not in their original container or that have changed color or odor.

Don't flush medications or pour them down a drain. Put them in the trash or dispose through a medication disposal program.

X-COUNTRY SKIING

The City of Eugene Outdoor Program offering cross-country skiing lessons for different levels, with a pretrip course on Jan. 17 and the real deal on Jan. 21. There is also a session in February. Cost is $49. Register at www.eugene-or.gov/recenroll or call 541-682-5329.
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Title Annotation:Health and Fitness
Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:Jan 9, 2012
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