FDA Consumer Updates

"My Medicines" ... This Brochure Can be a Lifesaver

Consumer Health Information Updates - Mon, 2018-09-10 11:53
"My Medicines" a brochure offered by FDA's Office of Women's Health, can play a vital role in the medical treatment you receive during an emergency.
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7 Tips for Cleaning Fruits, Vegetables

Consumer Health Information Updates - Tue, 2018-07-10 10:00
Fresh produce can become contaminated in many ways, but following these simple steps can help protect you and your family from foodborne illness.
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The Facts on Tampons—and How to Use Them Safely

Consumer Health Information Updates - Wed, 2018-06-27 14:21
Tampons are medical devices regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. And if you or a loved one uses them, it’s important to use them safely. Learn the basics and consider this advice.
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The FDA Encourages New Treatments for Sickle Cell Disease

Consumer Health Information Updates - Mon, 2018-06-18 08:00
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is collaborating with patients, academics, and the pharmaceutical industry to encourage the development of new treatments for sickle cell disease (SCD).
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Prevent Heartworms in Dogs, Cats, and Ferrets Year-Round

Consumer Health Information Updates - Thu, 2018-06-07 07:00
Heartworm disease can be fatal to pets, but it is also preventable. Learn more about the dangers of heartworm disease and the importance of year-round prevention.
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Medical Devices that Treat Obesity: What to Know

Consumer Health Information Updates - Mon, 2018-06-04 07:00
Obesity has been linked to many health problems, including heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. Treatments for obesity range from healthy eating and exercise to prescription medicine and surgery. In recent years, FDA-regulated medical devices have also played a treatment role. Learn about approved products.
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