Animal & Veterinary (Mar 5, 2021)
Consumer articles from FDA about animal health and veterinary medicine.

6 Tip-offs to Rip-offs: Don't Fall for Health Fraud Scams (Mar 4, 2021)
A health product is fraudulent if it is deceptively promoted as being effective against a disease...

Formaldehyde in Hair Smoothing Products: What You Should Know (Mar 3, 2021)
Hair smoothing products, also referred to as hair straightening products, may release formaldehyd...

Beware of Fraudulent Coronavirus Tests, Vaccines and Treatments (Mar 1, 2021)
Fraudulent products that claim to cure, treat, or prevent COVID-19 haven’t been evaluated by the ...

Pet Turtles: Cute But Commonly Contaminated with Salmonella (Feb 24, 2021)
FDA warns about the risk of illness from pet turtles.

Pulse Oximeters and Oxygen Concentrators: What to Know About At-Home Oxygen Therapy (Feb 19, 2021)
Giving yourself too much or too little oxygen can be dangerous. If you are using a pulse oximeter...

Food (Feb 18, 2021)
Timely articles and multimedia content about food and food-safety.

Ticks and Lyme Disease: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention (Feb 17, 2021)
Lyme disease is on the rise. How can you prevent it? What are the symptoms, and what should you d...

'All Natural' Alternatives for Erectile Dysfunction: A Risky Proposition (Feb 16, 2021)
FDA's testing of many suspect products that promise to enhance sexual performance or treat erecti...

Eliminación de tatuajes: Opciones y resultados (Feb 16, 2021)
De acuerdo con una encuesta reciente, 1 de cada 8 adultos estadounidenses que tienen un tatuaje l...

Tattoo Removal: Options and Results (Feb 16, 2021)
How hard is it to remove a tattoo? What processes are used? Is it painful?

Outsmarting Poison Ivy and Other Poisonous Plants (Feb 16, 2021)
Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac are a hazard year-round. Here are tips for preventing an...

Razones para no darle huesos a su perro: Ya sean huesos caseros o comerciales (Feb 11, 2021)
Darle huesos a su perro puede ser peligroso e incluso mortal. Sepa por qué.

No Bones (or Bone Treats) About It: Reasons Not to Give Your Dog Bones (Feb 11, 2021)
Bone treats are real bones that have been processed, sometimes flavored, and packaged for dogs. G...

FDA-Approved Devices That Help Keep the Heart Beating (Feb 11, 2021)
Cardiovascular devices (or heart devices) such as pacemakers and defibrillators have extended and...

How AEDs in Public Places Can Restart Hearts (Feb 11, 2021)
If cardiac arrest does occur, rapid treatment with a medical device called an automated external ...

What You Need to Know (And What We’re Working to Find Out) About Products Containing Cannabis or Cannabis-derived Compounds, Including CBD (Feb 8, 2021)
The FDA is working to answer questions about the science, safety, and quality of products contain...

Weight Loss, Male Enhancement and Other Products Sold Online or in Stores May Be Dangerous (Jan 28, 2021)
Consumers cannot be confident that certain products, including weight loss and male enhancement p...

Have Food Allergies? Read the Label (Jan 28, 2021)
If you’re allergic to one of the eight major food allergens, learn to look for your nemesis on th...

Spring Lectures To Discuss New Approaches for Treating Mental Health and Pain (Mar 10, 2020)
We’re excited to tell you that NCCIH will host three lectures this spring by Center-funded invest...

Expanding Emotional Well-Being Research at NIH – Join Our Webinar on March 17 (Mar 10, 2020)
In this blog post, Dr. Emmeline Edwards discusses a recent NIH-sponsored roundtable discussion wh...

Coronavirus and “Alternative” Treatments (Mar 6, 2020)
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses found in many different species of animals, including...

Yoga for Health (Mar 5, 2020)
Many people practice yoga for health-related reasons, such as for well-being and fitness, to help...

Public Health Alert Concerning Nopalina Flax Seed Powder and Nopalina Flax Seed Capsules and Salmonella Contamination (Jan 29, 2020)
The FDA advises consumers to stop using Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber (powder) and Nopalina Flax Seed ...

Low-Back Pain and Complementary Health Approaches: What You Need To Know (Jan 28, 2020)
What’s the Bottom Line? What do we know about the effectiveness of complementary health approache...

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