How to Report Problems with Flea and Tick Products (Jun 17, 2021)
Fleas and ticks can be more than just an itchy annoyance to your pets—they can cause serious harm...

7 Tips for Cleaning Fruits, Vegetables (Jun 15, 2021)
Fresh produce can become contaminated in many ways, but following these simple steps can help pro...

Drugs (Jun 15, 2021)
Consumer articles about over-the-counter and prescription drugs.

Have You Given Blood Lately? (Jun 15, 2021)
FDA works to ensure the safety of the more than 14 million units of blood and blood components do...

Men With Breast Cancer Need More Treatment Options and Access to Genetic Counseling (Jun 15, 2021)
All men with breast cancer should be referred for genetic counseling. The FDA encourages men to b...

Barbecue Basics: Tips to Prevent Foodborne Illness (Jun 14, 2021)
Bacteria in food multiply faster at temperatures between 40°F and 140°F, so summer heat makes the...

Spilling the Beans: How Much Caffeine is Too Much? (Jun 14, 2021)
According to scientists at the FDA, caffeine can be part of a healthy diet for most people, but t...

Tips to Stay Safe in the Sun: From Sunscreen to Sunglasses (Jun 14, 2021)
Sun safety is always in season. It’s important to protect your skin from sun damage throughout th...

Outsmarting Poison Ivy and Other Poisonous Plants (Jun 14, 2021)
Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac are a hazard year-round. Here are tips for preventing an...

Older Therapies Aren’t Necessarily Better for Thyroid Hormone Replacement (Jun 14, 2021)
Millions of people have thyroid glands that don’t make enough thyroid hormone to meet their body’...

Good Dog, Bad Food: Foods for People That Are Bad for Your Dog (Jun 9, 2021)
Some foods that are meant for people can be dangerous, and even deadly, to your dog.

Do Not Use: Black Salve is Dangerous and Called by Many Names (Jun 8, 2021)
Salves that contain corrosive ingredients, including “black salve” and a number of other names, a...

Safe Use of Flea and Tick Products in Pets (Jun 4, 2021)
Fleas and ticks can cause problems for your pet and seriously harm their health. There are all ki...

Should You Put Sunscreen on Infants? Not Usually (Jun 2, 2021)
Your infant’s sensitive skin is vulnerable to serious burns. But sunscreen isn’t the answer. Infa...

Treating Cushing's Disease in Dogs (Jun 2, 2021)
FDA approved medications can help manage this disease that most commonly occurs in middle-aged an...

Tobacco Products (May 27, 2021)
Tobacco comes in many forms, from cigars and cigarettes to smokeless tobacco and dissolvable nico...

Help the FDA Prevent the Sale of Tobacco Products to Young People (May 27, 2021)
Many teens underestimate how easy it is to become addicted to nicotine. This raises concerns beca...

Dietary Supplements (May 26, 2021)
Dietary supplements are regulated by the FDA as food, not as drugs. However, many dietary supplem...

Watch Out for False Promises on Some Dietary Supplements (May 26, 2021)
Dietary supplements claiming to cure, treat, mitigate, or prevent infertility and other reproduct...

Hurricane Season: Be Prepared (May 26, 2021)
It's important to safeguard your food, water, medicine and pets before, during and after any seve...

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 ...

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