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Make mail Rx delivery optional
San Francisco Chronicle

If you live in a city, chances are you know how frustrating it can be to receive a package in the mail. The redelivery notice asks you to be home when you’re supposed to be at work. A birthday gift finally delivered to your apartment door gets stolen. Most chalk it up to city living. But what if that package is the prescription your mother needs to fight breast cancer, or the antiretrovirals that keep HIV at bay? Missing that package transforms an inconvenience into something dangerous to your health.