FDA’s Forensic Chemistry Center Playing Critical Role in Vaping Illness Investigation (Oct 17, 2019)
FDA’s Forensic Chemistry Center serves as the agency’s premier national forensic laboratory for r...

Focusing on Contact Lens Safety (Oct 16, 2019)
In addition to offering flexibility and convenience, contacts help correct a variety of vision di...

What You Should Know About Using Cannabis, Including CBD, When Pregnant or Breastfeeding (Oct 16, 2019)
FDA strongly advises against the use of cannabidiol (CBD), tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), and mariju...

NIH study in mice explains how brain can turn pain signals up or down (Oct 15, 2019)
[em]Research explores dual role of amygdala in regulating pain[/em] A new study in mice, conducte...

Study Explains How the Amygdala Regulates Pain (Oct 15, 2019)
Study explores the previously unknown role of the central amygdala (region of the brain associate...

Analysis Points to Maldistribution of Primary Healthcare Providers Across Nation (Oct 15, 2019)
An analysis of data suggests that the primary care workforce is unequally distributed across the&...

Access to Chiropractors May Reduce Medical Spending for Older Adults’ Spine-Related Services (Oct 15, 2019)
Results of a new NCCIH-supported study suggest that older adults’ access to chiropractic care may...

Rat Study Suggests Dietary Polyphenol Supplementation Has Potential To Relieve Intervertebral Disc Degeneration Pain (Oct 15, 2019)
Rat study findings suggest that dietary supplementation with polyphenols (naturally occurring com...

NIH Rolls Out Large Wave of NIH HEAL Initiative Funding – NCCIH’s Ongoing Role (Oct 10, 2019)
NIH awards $945 million in research to tackle the national opioid crisis through the Helping to E...

Vaping Illness Update: FDA Warns Public to Stop Using Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-Containing Vaping Products and Any Vaping Products Obtained Off the Street (Oct 9, 2019)
The FDA is strengthening its warning to consumers to stop using vaping products containing THC an...

New Tools Will Help Guide Clinical Researchers (Oct 7, 2019)
In this blog post, Dr. Catherine Meyers discusses two new protocol templates to NCCIH’s Cli...

Making Sure Kids Are Prepared if They Need Epinephrine Treatments in School (Oct 4, 2019)
Kids are back in school, which for many parents, means making sure important prescriptions, like ...

New Report Addresses the State of Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Health in Children and Youth (Oct 3, 2019)
In this blog post NCCIH’s Dr. Emmeline Edwards discusses a new evidence-based consensus stu...

Some Medicines and Driving Don’t Mix (Sep 30, 2019)
Most medications won’t affect your ability to drive safely. But some do. The FDA advises to make ...

FTC Sends Warning Letters to Companies Advertising Their CBD-Infused Products as Treatments for Serious Diseases, Including Cancer, Alzheimer’s, and Multiple Sclerosis (Sep 26, 2019)
The Federal Trade Commission sent warning letters to three companies that sell oils, tinctures, c...

Halloween Safety: Costumes, Candy, and Colored Contact Lenses (Sep 25, 2019)
Enjoy a happy and safe Halloween by following these guidelines from FDA, the Consumer Product Saf...

Black Licorice: Trick or Treat? (Sep 23, 2019)
Black licorice is an old fashioned treat that can be harmful if you eat too much. If you're ...

NIH to investigate minor cannabinoids and terpenes for potential pain-relieving properties (Sep 20, 2019)
This press release highlights new NCCIH research awards totaling approximately $3 million to inve...

NCCIH Welcomes Five New Members to Its National Advisory Council (Sep 20, 2019)
The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Center for Complementary and Integrative Healt...

What You Need to Know (And What We’re Working to Find Out) About Products Containing Cannabis or Cannabis-derived Compounds, Including CBD (Sep 19, 2019)
The FDA is working to answer questions about the science, safety, and quality of products contain...

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health at 20 (Sep 13, 2019)
[em]A Catalyst for Integrative Health Research[/em] Go here to learn more about the “NCCIH at 20”...

Strategic Planning for 2021-2025 Focus of September 20th Advisory Council Meeting (Sep 12, 2019)
In this blog post Dr. Partap Khalsa announces topics to be discussed at the upcoming session of N...

4 Tips for a Healthy and Stress-Free Lunchbox (Sep 11, 2019)
When it comes to thinking up healthy lunches for kids, think outside the lunchbox! Watch this vid...

Join Us on September 23 for a Straus Lecture on Pain and Full-Day Symposium (Sep 10, 2019)
In this blog post, NCCIH Director Dr. Helene Langevin spotlights the keynote presentation on pain...

Mountain Mel’s Essential Goods, LLC Recalls The Milk Lady’s Herbal Tea Blend, Peaceful Baby Herbal Tea Blend, and Diges-teas Herbal Tea Blend, Because of Possible Health Risk (Sep 4, 2019)
Mountain Mel’s Essential Goods, LLC of Welches, OR is recalling certain products due to potential...

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