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Most medications won’t affect your ability to drive safely. But some do. The FDA advises to make sure you know if your prescription or over-the-counter medication can cause side-effects that may make it unsafe to drive.
Author: FDA
Posted: August 22, 2019, 3:23 am
Obesity has been linked to many health problems, including heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. Treatments for obesity range from healthy eating and exercise to prescription medicine and surgery. In recent years, FDA-regulated medical devices have also played a treatment role. Learn about approved products.
Author: FDA
Posted: August 22, 2019, 3:23 am
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulates breast implants as medical devices. Learn about the risks of these products, and consider this advice.
Author: FDA
Posted: August 22, 2019, 3:23 am
Decorative contact lenses, also called 'colored' or 'costume' contact lenses, are not cosmetics or over-the-counter merchandise. They are medical devices regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and you need a prescription to avoid eye injury. Before buying these lenses, here's what you should know.
Author: FDA
Posted: August 22, 2019, 3:23 am
Investigar sobre los implantes de seno puede ser abrumador y causar confusion. La Administracion de Alimentos y Medicamentos (FDA) dispone de herramientas en Internet para ayudar a las mujeres a conseguir informacion y plantearse cuestiones que se deben considerar antes de tomar la decision.
Author: FDA
Posted: August 22, 2019, 3:23 am
The FDA is working to answer questions about the science, safety, and quality of products containing cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds, particularly CBD.
Author: FDA
Posted: August 22, 2019, 3:23 am
Grapefruit juice can affect how well some medicines work, and it may cause dangerous side effects.
Author: FDA
Posted: August 22, 2019, 3:23 am
Stem cells have been called everything from cure-alls to miracle treatments. But don't believe the hype. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is concerned that some patients may be vulnerable to stem cell treatments that are illegal and potentially harmful. Here's what to know before you consider stem cell treatment.
Author: FDA
Posted: August 22, 2019, 3:23 am
FDA works to ensure the safety of the more than 14 million units of blood and blood components donated in the U.S. each year. Learn how FDA helps safeguard the blood supply and how you can donate blood.
Author: FDA
Posted: August 22, 2019, 3:23 am
After receiving numerous reports of consumers getting sick, the FDA warns you not to drink sodium chlorite products such as Miracle Mineral Solution. These products turn into bleach and can make you sick, the FDA says.
Author: FDA
Posted: August 22, 2019, 3:23 am
Consumer articles about over-the-counter and prescription drugs.
Author: FDA
Posted: August 22, 2019, 3:23 am
Misuse and overuse of antibiotics have contributed to antibiotic resistance, a phenomenon that reduces or eliminates the effectiveness of antibiotics
Author: FDA
Posted: August 22, 2019, 3:23 am
FDA approved medications can help manage this disease that most commonly occurs in middle-aged and older dogs.
Author: FDA
Posted: August 22, 2019, 3:23 am
Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac are a hazard year-round. Here are tips for preventing and treating the itchy rash and blisters.
Author: FDA
Posted: August 22, 2019, 3:23 am
When it comes to planning for emergencies, pet owners should consider their pets too. With some simple preparations now, you can make sure your pet will be protected, safe and healthy, during and after any emergency.
Author: FDA
Posted: August 22, 2019, 3:23 am
Head lice. Learn how to check for them, how to treat them, and how to avoid having them in your home.
Author: FDA
Posted: August 22, 2019, 3:23 am
Sugarless gum may contain xylitol, a class of sweetener known as sugar alcohol. Xylitol is present in many products and foods for human use, but can have devastating effects on your pet.
Author: FDA
Posted: August 22, 2019, 3:23 am
: Si su hijo es un deportista que necesita calorías adicionales para jugar un partido al salir de la escuela, o es un adolescente que trata de mantener un peso saludable, estos cuatro consejos le ayudarán a preparar un almuerzo nutritivo y personalizado.
Author: FDA
Posted: August 22, 2019, 3:23 am
Learn how the FDA reviews and researches 3D printed medical products to protect the public health.
Author: FDA
Posted: August 22, 2019, 3:23 am
When it comes to thinking up healthy lunches for kids, think outside the lunchbox! Watch this video and then read below for more healthy lunch tips!
Author: FDA
Posted: August 22, 2019, 3:23 am