FDA Consumer Health Information Updates

Juvenile Arthritis: New Discoveries Lead to New Treatments

Juvenile arthritis is one of the most common chronic illnesses affecting children. Learn about new therapies that moderate the effects of the disease.

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FDA's MedWatch Safety Alerts: June 2014

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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Consumer Update Analytics

This page contains the most recent Consumer Update data available and links to past Consumer Update Analytics web pages.

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Hurricane Season: Be Prepared

With the start of hurricane season, follow these helpful tips to be prepared when the flooding begins.

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Barbecue Basics: Tips to Prevent Foodborne Illness

Outdoor barbecues are a great summer treat, but they also present a food safety challenge. Here are some food safety precautions for eating outdoors.

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The Lab for These FDA Scientists Is a Computer Screen

At FDA’s National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR) in Jefferson, Arkansas, computational scientists in the Division of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics collect and analyze massive amounts of data to find the answers to specific health challenges.

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FDA’s Advice: Know the Risks of Feeding Raw Foods to Your Pets

That trendy raw pet food might be putting your pet, yourself, or a family member at increased risk of getting sick from foodborne pathogens.

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