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Medication Management

Nearly 70 percent of Americans take at least one prescription drug, and more than half take two.

In The News

Safe place for drug disposal in Mankato

Blue Earth County and Mayo Clinic Health System have made disposing of unwanted medications easier and safer for community members.

October 26, 2017

From The Blog

Why should I test for a penicillin allergy?

Do you have a penicillin allergy? If you were identified as having the allergy over 10 years ago, you may want to be tested again.

Adela Taylor, M.D. By Adela Taylor June 20, 2018

Headache medication: Get the facts

Concerned about taking prescription medications for your frequent headaches? Get the facts for relief.

Angela Oldenberg, N.P. By Angela Oldenberg June 18, 2018

Medication disposal: Why and how to safely clean out your medicine cabinet

Medicines play an important role in treating many conditions and diseases. But when those medicines no longer are needed, it is important to dispose of them properly to help reduce risk from accidental exposure or intentional misuse.

May 3, 2018

Answers about oft-questioned psychiatric medications

Taking medications on a daily basis can be a chore, but it becomes more challenging if there’s lack of understanding of or misconceptions about your medication. Many patients are skeptical about taking psychiatric medications. Here are the facts.

June 22, 2015