Rockford (WIFR) --According to a recent study by the journal of pediatrics, the rise in prescription-drug use among adults has led to more poisonings among children.
That's one of the reasons why the organization "Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful” has set up stands in Beloit, Belvidere and Machesney park to take in old med. The pills can not only hurt us but can damage our environment considering they can pollute our groundwater.
23 News’ very own Aaron Wilson also helped with today's event.
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