A Fresh Take on What "Healthy" Means on Food Packages (Nov 28, 2022)
The FDA wants to update the definition of the nutrient content claim “healthy” and is studying wa...

Medical Devices (Nov 17, 2022)
Consumer articles about medical devices.

How AEDs in Public Places Can Restart Hearts (Nov 17, 2022)
If cardiac arrest does occur, rapid treatment with a medical device called an automated external ...

Drugs (Nov 16, 2022)
Consumer articles about over-the-counter and prescription drugs.

How to Buy Medicines Safely From an Online Pharmacy (Nov 14, 2022)
How can you tell if an online pharmacy is operating legally? The FDA’s BeSafeRx site can help you...

Children's Health (Nov 10, 2022)
Kids aren't just small adults. From diet and nutrition to their reactions to medicine, their bodi...

Vaccines, Blood & Biologics (Nov 10, 2022)
From blood to vaccines, FDA protects and advances the public health by ensuring that biological p...

Food (Nov 10, 2022)
Timely articles and multimedia content about food and food-safety.

Should Your Child Participate in a Clinical Trial? (Nov 10, 2022)
Clinical trials give us important information about the safety and effectiveness of a treatment. ...

Food Safety Tips for Healthy Holidays (Nov 9, 2022)
Following these safe food-handling practices will help prevent foodborne illness.

COVID-19 Test Basics (Nov 8, 2022)
Easy-to-understand information about the different types of coronavirus tests

Use Eye Cosmetics Safely (Nov 4, 2022)
FDA safety experts provide tips to protect your eyes when using cosmetics around the eyes.

Warning: Aspirin-Containing Antacid Medicines Can Cause Bleeding (Nov 3, 2022)
Aspirin-containing medicines to treat heartburn, sour stomach, acid indigestion or upset stomach ...

What You Need to Know (And What We’re Working to Find Out) About Products Containing Cannabis or Cannabis-derived Compounds, Including CBD (Nov 2, 2022)
The FDA is working to answer questions about the science, safety, and quality of products contain...

Animal & Veterinary (Nov 1, 2022)
Consumer articles from FDA about animal health and veterinary medicine.

Se necesita una receta médica para adquirir lentes de contacto cosméticos y “de colores” (Oct 28, 2022)
Muchas tiendas y sitios web están vendiendo estos lentes decorativos ilegalmente sin receta y pon...

Keep Your Dogs and Cats Safe From Holiday Hazards (Oct 28, 2022)
From tinsel to table scraps, holiday hazards for pets abound. Here are some tips to help you keep...

Generic Drugs Undergo Rigorous FDA Review (Oct 27, 2022)
The FDA approval process ensures that medicines sold in the U.S. are safe and effective. FDA-appr...

Beware of Ultraviolet (UV) Wands That Give Off Unsafe Levels of Radiation (Oct 25, 2022)
Certain UV wands may cause injuries within seconds and alternative disinfection methods should be...

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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