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Consumer Health Information Updates

4 Tips for a Healthy and Stress-Free Lunchbox

Tue, 2019-08-20 11:21
When it comes to thinking up healthy lunches for kids, think outside the lunchbox! Watch this video and then read below for more healthy lunch tips!
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Treating Cushing's Disease in Dogs

Fri, 2019-08-16 13:57
FDA approved medications can help manage this disease that most commonly occurs in middle-aged and older dogs.
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Combating Antibiotic Resistance

Thu, 2019-08-15 16:52
Misuse and overuse of antibiotics have contributed to antibiotic resistance, a phenomenon that reduces or eliminates the effectiveness of antibiotics
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Outsmarting Poison Ivy and Other Poisonous Plants

Wed, 2019-08-14 16:45
Poison ivy and other poisonous plants are a hazard year-round. Here are tips for preventing and treating the itchy rash and blisters.
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Danger: Don’t Drink Miracle Mineral Solution or Similar Products

Mon, 2019-08-12 13:28
After receiving numerous reports of consumers getting sick, the FDA warns you not to drink sodium chlorite products such as Miracle Mineral Solution. These products turn into bleach and can make you sick, the FDA says.
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FDA Warns About Stem Cell Therapies

Tue, 2019-08-06 18:50
Stem cells have been called everything from cure-alls to miracle treatments. But don't believe the hype. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is concerned that some patients may be vulnerable to stem cell treatments that are illegal and potentially harmful. Here's what to know before you consider stem cell treatment.
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Have You Given Blood Lately?

Mon, 2019-08-05 09:47
FDA works to ensure the safety of the more than 14 million units of blood and blood components donated in the U.S. each year. Learn how FDA helps safeguard the blood supply and how you can donate blood.
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Treating and Preventing Head Lice

Fri, 2019-08-02 18:26
Head lice. Learn how to check for them, how to treat them, and how to avoid having them in your home.
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Cuatro consejos para preparar un almuerzo saludable y sin estrés que su hijo puede llevar en la lonchera

Fri, 2019-08-02 09:22
: Si su hijo es un deportista que necesita calorías adicionales para jugar un partido al salir de la escuela, o es un adolescente que trata de mantener un peso saludable, estos cuatro consejos le ayudarán a preparar un almuerzo nutritivo y personalizado.
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'Colored' and Decorative Contact Lenses: A Prescription Is A Must

Wed, 2019-07-31 09:03
Decorative contact lenses, also called 'colored' or 'costume' contact lenses, are not cosmetics or over-the-counter merchandise. They are medical devices regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and you need a prescription to avoid eye injury. Before buying these lenses, here's what you should know.
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Medical Devices for Weight Loss and Weight Management: What to Know

Wed, 2019-07-24 11:25
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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Some Medicines and Driving Don’t Mix

Thu, 2019-07-18 10:51
Most medications won’t affect your ability to drive safely. But some do. The FDA advises to make sure you know if your prescription or over-the-counter medication can cause side-effects that may make it unsafe to drive.
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The 3Rs of 3D Printing: FDA's Role

Mon, 2019-07-15 16:36
Learn how the FDA reviews and researches 3D printed medical products to protect the public health.
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Paws Off Xylitol; It's Dangerous for Dogs

Tue, 2019-07-09 12:54
Sugarless gum may contain xylitol, a class of sweetener known as sugar alcohol. Xylitol is present in many products and foods for human use, but can have devastating effects on your pet.
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Xylitol and Your Dog: Danger, Paws Off

Tue, 2019-07-09 09:54
Sugarless gum may contain xylitol, a class of sweetener known as sugar alcohol. Xylitol is present in many products and foods for human use, but can have devastating effects on your pet.
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Plan, Prepare and Protect Your Pet Before, During and After an Emergency

Fri, 2019-06-28 11:47
When it comes to planning for emergencies, pet owners should consider their pets too. With some simple preparations now, you can make sure your pet will be protected, safe and healthy, during and after any emergency.
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Cinco consejos para tener unas vacaciones saludables

Wed, 2019-06-19 13:49
Al planificar sus próximas vacaciones a la playa, asegúrese de tener un viaje saludable. Tome en cuenta estos cinco consejos sobre la protección solar, los medicamentos, los lentes de contacto, los tatuajes y una buena alimentación.
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¿Deben medicarse las encías de los bebés durante la dentición? No

Sun, 2019-06-16 10:27
La dentición es una fase normal de la infancia que no necesita “curarse” con medicamentos recetados o de venta libre. La FDA advierte a los padres que los productos que contienen benzocaína no son seguros para tratar la dentición en los niños. Hay alternativas no tóxicas más seguras.
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¿Usa un “vaporizador”? Consulte estos consejos de cómo mantener los ‘líquidos electrónicos’ alejados de los niños

Sat, 2019-06-15 19:24
Tocar o beber “líquidos electrónicos” por accidente puede ser peligroso, e incluso mortal, para los niños pequeños. Por eso es importante manejar y almacenar estos productos con cuidado, enseñar a los niños a mantenerse alejados de ellos y prepararse para las emergencias. Tome en cuenta estos consejos.
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Do You Vape? See These Tips on How to Keep E-Liquids Away from Children

Sat, 2019-06-15 19:24
Accidentally touching or drinking e-liquids can be dangerous and even deadly for young children. So it’s important to handle and store these products carefully, to teach children to stay away from these products, and to be prepared for emergencies. Consider these tips.
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