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Wellness Wednesday: National Drug Take Back Day

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is this weekend.

The event was started by the Drug Enforcement Administration eight years ago, allowing people to drop off their unused or expired prescription drugs to one of more than 5,000 locations across the country.

Today on All Sides, National Drug Take Back Day and more on Wellness Wednesday.


  • Douglas O’Brien, regional director, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Dr. Ashley Rosko, researcher, co-director, Cancer and Aging Resiliency Clinic, Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital at Ohio State University
  • Alex Hutchinson, science journalist with Outside magazine, author, “Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance”