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Treat your medications like chocolate

A Pill Box — of Chocolates

Today's surprising health numbers are 68-77

No, they aren’t usually sweet. But medications are certainly carefully made, like a box of fine chocolates. To keep their potency and integrity, it’s important to store them with the same care as a box of Belgian truffles — especially when it comes to heat.

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Treat your medication like chocolate -- most medication should be stored at a controlled room temperature of 68 to 77 degrees.

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