The results of yesterday's survey on medicine and medicine cabinets show an even split between people who store their prescriptions in the bathroom and those who choose a cooler, drier place. Professionals say that the light and moisture of a bathroom are harmful to medicine.
Most people, however, do indeed follow prescription-bottle directions explicitly. Only a third of 207 callers said they bend the rules.
Finally, a slight majority (54 percent) admitted to hanging on to expired prescriptions
"It's Your Call" represents a sampling of opinions from certain segments of the community, but it is not balanced demographically as would be done in a scientific public opinion poll.