FDA Consumer Health Information Updates

Have a Baby or Young Child With a Cold? Most Don't Need Medicines

Sometimes a cold is just a cold. What can worried parents do when their babies and young children have a cold? FDA has some advice and tips.

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FDA's MedWatch Safety Alerts: October 2014

FDA warns consumers about baby wipes that may contain bacteria, undeclared drugs found in a product sold as a dietary supplement with weight loss claims, and a pain reliever packaging mix up.

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FDA Guards Against Food Spoilage, Contamination

Food and Drug Administration analysts and entomologists investigate product samples and protect consumers from spoiled and contaminated food.

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Your Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA

This guide provides tips and a quick-reference chart to help you report a problem to FDA.

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FDA Ensures Your Foods From Animals Are Safe

If you eat meat or drink milk, you want to know: Are the veterinary drugs used in food-producing animals entering your diet? And if they are, are the amounts safe for human consumption? Those are some of the concerns of FDA's Division of Residue Chemistry.

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FDA Pharmacists Help Consumers Use Medicines Safely

Got a question about a medicine? FDA's Division of Drug Information can answer it.

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Mammography: What You Need to Know

Mammograms are still the best tool for breast cancer screening. As we observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, learn how FDA certifies facilities that perform mammography�and, clears and approves mammography devices�to help keep you safe.

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