FDA Consumer Health Information Updates

Psoriasis Treatments Are Getting More Personalized

As scientists learn more about psoriasis, more therapeutic options are becoming available for patients with this skin disease. Understanding how psoriasis develops enables them to target different steps in the disease pathway to broaden the types of treatments available.

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4 Tips for a Healthy and Stress-Free Lunchbox

Whether your child is an athlete who needs extra calories for that after-school game, or a teenager trying to maintain a healthy weight, here are four tips for making a nutritious lunch.

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WANTED: Consumers to Report Problems

Had an issue with a medicine, medical device, or food product and did not know who to notify? FDA's MedWatch is here to help.

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Can a Dietary Supplement Treat a Concussion? No!

Some companies are marketing untested, unproven, and possibly dangerous products that claim to prevent, treat, or cure concussions and other traumatic brain injuries.

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FDA's MedWatch Safety Alerts: July 2014

FDA warns consumers to avoid a weight loss supplement that contains undeclared drug ingredients; lack of sterility and particles in an anesthetic.

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Allergies to a Legume Called Lupin: What You Need to Know

What is lupin, and why should you care: The answers to these two questions could have an important impact on your health.

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Inks Used in Certain Tattoo Kits Cause Infections

Contaminated tattoo ink can cause potentially serious infections. After investigating a multi-state outbreak, FDA offers strategies for controlling your risk.

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