Think before flushing, writes Elizabeth Sharpe. Unused medicines sent down toilets wash into our waterways. University of Washington researchers are testing for drugs and chemicals from soap and shampoo in Puget Sound, and they’re checking for their effects on wildlife, writes Elizabeth in Health Sciences Newsbeat. Elizabeth is Communication Director for UW Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences.
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