Prescription medication

Open containers of prescription medications and pills spilled out

Detailed Description

Hormones and pharmaceuticals, widely used for treatment of humans, domestic animals, and livestock, have the potential to enter the environment, including groundwater. In 2009, nearly 70% of Americans took at least one prescription drug, and more than half took 2 or more. Annually, billions of prescriptions are filled across the U.S. Read about pharmaceuticals in groundwater here.


Image Dimensions: 5312 x 2988

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Location Taken: US