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Rx for Action

A blog devoted to helping people find local medicine take-back programs and highlighting current research findings and pending legislation.

Wisconsin announces exciting news about drug take-back programs

Wisconsin recently announced big news for medicine take-back programs in the state. MADISON –Wisconsin law enforcement heard encouraging news today when Attorney General Brad Schimel...

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Posted by Laura Kammin at 9:25AM on 2/26/2015
Categories: Collection Programs In the News Resources

Calling all pharmacy students...have we got a deal for you

Each spring Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant goes looking for amazing college students from Illinois or Indiana to work with us for the summer through paid internships. Want to do sampling in Lake Michigan? Looking to hone your social science skills? Even better, want to come work on issues surrounding emerging contaminants? Then look no further. We've got you covered. Successful applicants w...

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Posted by Laura Kammin at 4:47PM on 2/25/2015
Categories: For Teachers In the News Internships Resources

In the news: A new pollution worry for Lake Michigan

It's been about a month since research showing that southern Lake Michigan is littered with synthetic microfibers hit newsstands . The results set Lake Michigan apart from the other lakes and raise questions about the impact of these fibers on the food web. Perhaps more importantly, they suggest tha...

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Posted by Anjanette Riley at 4:51PM on 2/2/2015
Categories: In the News Latest Research