• By NCCIH   -   May 29, 2022

    IS IT REALLY 'FDA APPROVED'?

    The FDA is responsible for protecting public health by regulating human drugs and biological products, animal drugs, medical devices,...

    Tobacco, Drugs, Food
  • By NCCIH   -   May 29, 2022

    FOOD SERVING SIZES HAVE A REALITY CHECK

    Serving sizes better reflect what people actually eat in the updated Nutrition Facts label.

    Nutrition, Food
  • By NCCIH   -   May 29, 2022

    MEDICINES FOR YOUR PET

    What's the difference between FDA-approved and pharmacy-compounded animal drugs?

    Drugs
  • By NCCIH   -   May 29, 2022

    TIANEPTINE PRODUCTS LINKED TO SERIOUS HARM, OVERDOSES, DEATH

    Tianeptine is not approved by the FDA for any medical use. Some companies are illegally marketing and selling tianeptine products and...

    Brain, Depression
  • By NCCIH   -   May 29, 2022

    FDA ENSURES YOUR FOODS FROM ANIMALS ARE SAFE

    If you eat meat or drink milk, you want to know: Are the veterinary drugs used in food-producing animals entering your diet? And if...

    Diet, Drugs, Food
  • By NCCIH   -   May 29, 2022

    DON'T BE MISLED BY "LATEX FREE" CLAIMS

    FDA recommends manufacturers stop using "latex-free" label because all products contain some natural rubber latex proteins.

  • By NCCIH   -   May 29, 2022

    INDOOR TANNING: THE RISKS OF ULTRAVIOLET RAYS

    There is no such thing as a safe tan. Whether from the sun or from sunlamps used in tanning equipment, ultraviolet rays pose a health...

    Tanning
  • By NCCIH   -   May 29, 2022

    TIPS FOR WOMEN TO PREVENT HEART DISEASE

    More women die from heart disease than from any other cause. But women can take action to decrease their risk. The FDA offers many...

    Drugs
  • By NCCIH   -   May 29, 2022

    TOBACCO PRODUCTS

    Tobacco comes in many forms, from cigars and cigarettes to smokeless tobacco and dissolvable nicotine products. FDA works to reduce...

    Tobacco
  • By NCCIH   -   May 29, 2022

    PROBLEMS WITH E-CIGARETTES, VAPE PRODUCTS, HOOKAH, CIGARETTES OR OTHER TOBACCO PRODUCTS? TELL FDA

    Use the agency's online tool to report problems with tobacco products.

    Tobacco
  • By NCCIH   -   May 29, 2022

    FDA: FOODS MUST CONTAIN WHAT LABEL SAYS

    FDA ensures that the list of ingredients on food packages is accurate and complete. The agency monitors food products to make sure...

    Food
  • By NCCIH   -   May 29, 2022

    ADVANCES IN SAVING LIVES WITH BLOOD

    An FDA official in the Office of Blood Research and Review discusses promising technologies involving blood and blood products, from...

  • By NCCIH   -   May 29, 2022

    AVANCES PARA SALVAR VIDAS CON SANGRE

    Un oficial de la Oficina de Investigación y Revisión Hematológica de la FDA discute alentadoras tecnologías que incluyen el uso de...

  • By NCCIH   -   May 29, 2022

    TEENS AND STEROIDS: A DANGEROUS COMBO

    Anabolic steroids pose special risks to teens, whose bodies are still developing. The damage may be irreversible in some cases.

  • By NCCIH   -   May 29, 2022

    LOS PRODUCTOS INYECTABLES PARA ACLARAR Y BLANQUEAR LA PIEL PUEDEN SER PELIGROSOS

    Los productos inyectables para aclarar la piel son medicamentos que no han sido aprobados ni evaluados y que podrían causar posibles...

  • By NCCIH   -   May 29, 2022

    TREATING AND PREVENTING HEAD LICE

    Head lice. Learn how to check for them, how to treat them, and how to avoid having them in your home.

  • By NCCIH   -   May 29, 2022

    GENERIC DRUGS UNDERGO RIGOROUS FDA SCRUTINY

    How does FDA ensure that generic prescription drugs are safe and effective alternatives to brand-name drugs? The generic drugs approval...

    Drugs
  • By NCCIH   -   May 29, 2022

    GOOD DOG, BAD FOOD: FOODS FOR PEOPLE THAT ARE BAD FOR YOUR DOG

    Some foods that are meant for people can be dangerous, and even deadly, to your dog.

    Food
  • By NCCIH   -   May 29, 2022

    IS MY DOG OR CAT A HEALTHY WEIGHT? IMPORTANT QUESTIONS TO ASK THE VET

    Just as obesity has become a serious problem in people, it's also a growing problem in pets, one that can seriously harm your pet's...

    Obesity
  • By NCCIH   -   May 29, 2022

    DERMAL FILLER DO'S AND DON'TS FOR WRINKLES, LIPS AND MORE

    Check out the FDA's tips to safely use dermal fillers and learn the difference between dermal fillers and injectable botulinum toxin...

    Injection, Lips, Wrinkles, Botulinum Toxin, Injections