FDA Consumer Health Information Updates
Advances in drug treatments approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are giving the 3.2 million Americans with chronic hepatitis C a chance at a longer, healthier life. ThatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s welcome news for baby boomersÃ¢â‚¬â€�a generation that makes up three of four adults with the hepatitis C virus.
The FDA, American Optometric Association and the Entertainment Industries Council are joining forces to launch a campaign for teens and young adults on wearing decorative contact lenses safely. Two videos take clips from American Horror Story to deliver the message.
Juvenile arthritis is one of the most common chronic illnesses affecting children. Learn about new therapies that moderate the effects of the disease.
FDA warns consumers to avoid topical pain relievers when children are teething; over-the-counter acne treatment that may cause severe hypersensitivity reactions; a weight loss supplement that contains undeclared drugs, and other potential drug-associated hazards.
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With the start of hurricane season, follow these helpful tips to be prepared when the flooding begins.
Outdoor barbecues are a great summer treat, but they also present a food safety challenge. Here are some food safety precautions for eating outdoors.