San Luis Obispo to hold Drug Take Back Day, encourages community members to clean out medicine cabinets

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — San Luis Obispo will be participating in the annual Drug Take Back Day on October 24.

The event will be held from 10 am to 2 pm at the California Highway Patrol Parking lot at 675 California Boulevard in San Luis Obispo.

The event will be free with a no contact drive-thru that will follow COVID-19 Public Health safety measures to ensure everyone’s safety.

CHP will be working with the SLO County Opioid Safety Coalition to facilitate the safe disposal of medication while also offering privacy to residents dropping off their prescription drugs.

Since 2016, the organization has collected close to 2,000 pounds of prescription drugs.

According to data from the Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program, drug overdoses have spiked up to about 18 percent due to the pandemic.

The organization says people across the nation have been faced with isolation, anxiety, uncertainty, financial worries

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How Genexa Is Leading The Clean Medicine Revolution And Getting Us To ‘Ditch The Dirty’

As a parent, I’m always thinking of my six year old son and how to keep him healthy and safe. I was surprised to hear of the idea of ‘clean medicine’ – and learn more about how common medications oftentimes contain ingredients which could be harmful.

Genexa is a ‘clean medicine’ company that is on a mission to get us to ‘Ditch the Dirty’. I caught up with co-founders David Johnson and Max Spielberg to find out more.

Afdhel Aziz: Max, David, welcome. Please tell us how the two of you came to start Genexa?

David Johnson: I grew up in a “nuts and seeds” type of household. My parents, both chiropractors, were particularly cognizant of everything health related. They always tried to choose natural and organic foods.  In having my own kids now, I want to raise them similarly, using the cleanest ingredients

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Conway McLean, DPM, Journal columnist

)– New York Health is proud to announce the addition of board-certified Robin DaCosta, MD to its team of internal medicine physicians. Dr. DaCosta will be practicing at 217 Portion Road, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779.

Since 2004, she has worked as an Internal Medicine physician on Long Island where she has enjoyed being able to treat the same patients and their families for nearly two decades.

New York Health

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VYPE Class 5A/6A Helmet Stickers powered by Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine: Week 2 (Oct. 1-3)

Welcome to a new VYPE feature for the 2020 football season – VYPE Helmet Stickers! Every week, VYPE will scour the stat sheets of the previous week and find the top performers.

Class 6A and 5A teams went into Week 2 and wow there were some amazing performances! See who earned VYPE Helmet Stickers this week. Here are the selections.


– Week 1 (Sept. 24-27)

Nick Delasalas (@nick4delasalas) – Montgomery 

Kickers don’t always get a lot of nods, so here we go. Nick Delasalas of Montgomery nailed three field goals in a 36-14 win over Dayton. He hit from 22, 28 and 36 yards and also netted two extra points. Delasalas finished scoring 11 points for the Bears in the win. He is ranked as the No. 8 kicker in Texas and is a four-star prospect.

Jaqwailin Williams – Sharpstown 

A 21-game losing streak for Sharpstown

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How Two Dads Are Disrupting Medicine

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When longtime friends David Johnson and Max Spielberg were talking about what Spielberg was taking for his allergies, and the medicine they were giving their children to fight fevers and the common cold, the two dads decided to take a closer look at what was actually in those over-the counter (OTC) products. 

“I’m your nuts and seeds type of guy who never really took many medications growing up,” Johnson says. “When we turn to the over-the-counter shelf, we should be taking a product that makes us feel better, and helps us get better, but doesn’t have the excess ingredients that are unnecessary.”

With Johnson’s finance background and Spielberg’s legal background, the two set out to clean up every medicine aisle. They spent two years in research and development with a team of doctors and scientists before launching their medicine business Genexa.


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