An unusual barometer of our nation's drug epidemic....What's in your shellfish?
Really?? Shellfish in the Puget Sound, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean along the northwest coast of Washington, tested positive for the prescription opioid oxycodone, as well as seven kinds of antibiotics, five types of antidepressants, more than one antidiabetic drug and one chemotherapy agent. The presence of these meds speaks volumes about the health of people in the urban areas surrounding the Puget Sound. And that’s not all – learn what else we’re eating, and how it impacts our bodies.