Jacob, M.D., M.P.H., David M. Brett-Major, M.D., M.P.H., Amadou Alpha Sall, Ph.D., Nahoko Shindo, M.D., Ph.D., William A. Fischer, M.D., Francois Lamontagne, M.D., Sow Mamadou Saliou, M.D., Daniel G. Bausch, M.D., M.P.H.&T.M.D., Tim Jagatic, M.D., Armand Sprecher, M.D., James V. Lawler, M.D., M.P.H., Thierry Mayet, M.D., Frederique A. Jacquerioz, M.D.D., Constanza Vallenas, M.D., Christophe Clement, M.D., Simon Mardel, M.D., Ousmane Faye, Ph.D., Oumar Faye, Ph.D.D., Nfaly Magassouba, D.V.M., Ph.D., Lamine Koivogui, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Ruxandra Pinto, Ph.D., and Robert A.According to the National Vital Statistics System , medication and pharmaceutical poisoning is the number-one cause of injury death in the U.S. America&rsquo and AAPCC;s 55 poison centers are crucial in surveillance, prevention, and pharmaceutical poisoning treatment initiatives. Of the 2 2.2 million exposures managed by poison centers in 2013, about half were pharmaceutical exposures, and almost all fatalities reported to poison centers had been attributable to the misuse and/or misuse of drugs and pharmaceuticals. In fact, 16 percent of pediatric ( The reinstatement of the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Days will enable Us citizens to properly dispose of their prescription drugs before children, the or visually impaired mentally, and pets have an opportunity to ingest potentially harmful unused medications not meant for them.