Drugs in the shower

An article just published by Rodale.com looks at the pharmaceuticals that can be cast off during bathing: steroidal and antibiotic creams, skin medications, prescription shampoos, and patches that administer birth-control hormones. Even small quantities of topical drugs entering municipal waterways can affect aquatic species. Read more here.

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