February Council Meeting To Feature Symposium on Oversight of Clinical Trials (Jan 17, 2020)
The National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health (NACCIH) will meet on Frid...

Treating and Preventing Head Lice (Jan 17, 2020)
Head lice. Learn how to check for them, how to treat them, and how to avoid having them in your h...

Patients with newly diagnosed chronic musculoskeletal pain are prescribed opioids more often than recommended (Jan 16, 2020)
[em]NIH study shows treatment recommendations impacted by patient and physician factors[/em] Stud...

Study Explores Clinical Management of New Cases of Musculoskeletal Pain (Jan 16, 2020)
Contrary to practice guidelines, many patients are initially prescribed opioids for a new chronic...

You May Be Surprised by How Much Salt You're Eating (Jan 13, 2020)
FDA is encouraging industry to gradually reduce the amount of sodium in foods. Consumers have the...

In the New Year, Resolve To Go Beyond “Quick Fixes” (Jan 8, 2020)
In her NCCIH Director’s Page message, Dr. Helene Langevin offers suggestions to people stri...

Is It a Cold or the Flu? Prevention, Symptoms, Treatments (Jan 3, 2020)
In much of the Northern Hemisphere, this is prime time for colds, influenza (flu), and other resp...

Using Twitter To Learn About Patient-Provider Communication on Pain (Dec 27, 2019)
This new study sheds light on how pain patients and health care providers interact on Twitter.

Los adolescentes y los esteroides, una combinación peligrosa (Dec 26, 2019)
Los esteroides anabólicos son especialmente peligrosos para los adolescentes, cuyos cuerpos aún e...

La FDA actúa para prevenir más casos de escasez de medicamentos (Dec 26, 2019)
Un nuevo plan estratégico y la propuesta de una nueva regla aspiran a prevenir la escasez de medi...

¿Por qué las carnazas de carne seca están enfermando a las mascotas? (Dec 26, 2019)
Miles de perros y algunos gatos en los Estados Unidos se han enfermado después de comer carnazas ...

Why Are Jerky Treats Making Pets Sick? (Dec 26, 2019)
Thousands of dogs and some cats in the U.S. have gotten sick after eating jerky pet treats. Despi...

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy: Don't Be Misled (Dec 26, 2019)
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy has not been proven to cure cancer, autism, or diabetes. But advertisin...

Babies Spitting Up—Normal in Most Cases (Dec 26, 2019)
If your baby is spitting up all the time, does it signal a more serious illness? Is medicine call...

FDA Team Advances Women's Health (Dec 26, 2019)
FDA's Office of Women's Health conducts research specific to women's health issues, ensures that ...

Pregnancy: A Time for Special Caution (Dec 26, 2019)
Pregnant and breastfeeding women can turn to FDA's Office of Women's Health for important health ...

Keep Listeria Out of Your Kitchen (Dec 26, 2019)
Keep Listeria at bay by keeping your refrigerator temperature low and carefully cleaning kitchen ...

Caffeine and Kids: FDA Takes a Closer Look (Dec 26, 2019)
FDA has concerns about the increasing number of caffeinated products and their impact on children.

La FDA advierte sobre un estimulante potencialmente peligroso para la salud (Dec 26, 2019)
Los esfuerzos de la FDA en retirar del mercado los suplementos dietéticos que contienen el estimu...

Temporary Tattoos May Put You at Risk (Dec 26, 2019)
Are temporary tattoos just a little harmless fun? Not necessarily, say FDA experts. Learn the pot...

Know Active Ingredients in Children's Meds (Dec 26, 2019)
If your child is taking more than one medication at the same time, there could be dangerous healt...

6 Tip-offs to Rip-offs: Don't Fall for Health Fraud Scams (Dec 26, 2019)
Been scammed? Don't be duped into buying fraudulent health products. Learn the tip-offs to rip-of...

Practice Hospital Bed Safety (Dec 26, 2019)
Life-saving tips for using hospital beds safely

Reflecting on My First Year, Inspired by NCCIH’s First 20 (Dec 26, 2019)
Dr. Helene Langevin reflects on her first year as NCCIH Director and NCCIH’s 20th anniversa...

Request for Input on NIH Draft Policy for Data Management and Sharing (Dec 19, 2019)
NIH is seeking input on its Draft Policy for Data Management and Sharing. Dr. Catherine Meyers gi...

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