Advise Your Patients About Safe Disposal of Sharps

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 9 million people in the U.S. use sharps — needles, syringes and lancets — at home. This equates to more than 3 billion disposable needles and syringes and 900 million lancets each year. Often times sharps used at home are discarded in the waste disposal or toilets. Such

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