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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.

In the News #4: IISG Pollution Prevention-related Articles and Research

Greetings, and welcome to our fourth edition of our "In the News" series.  In this series we share a round-up of some of the news articles, legislation, and research papers related to the issues we focus on, such as the impact that pharmaceuticals and personal care products have on our environment, and the growing knowledge and impact of marine debris and microplastics to our water.  Y...

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Posted by Erin Knowles at 8:40AM on 4/15/2015
Categories: In the News

Is the Cure for Tuberculosis at the Bottom of Lake Michigan?

From kite-surfing to sailing, a day at the beach to sport fishing, Lake Michigan is either a destination for fun or possible a place of work.  But did you know that it also might be the home of a cure for tuberculosis (TB)? Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago 's...

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Posted by Erin Knowles at 10:00AM on 4/1/2015
Categories: Latest Research