Prescription drug abuse is a growing epidemic across the nation and on Long Island. Today, federal agents helped residents safely dispose of unwanted medications so they don't end up in the wrong hands. In an effort to make highly addictive prescription drugs less available, the DEA held a National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, collecting medication at 42 drop-off points around Long Island. "Pharmaceuticals...

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