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What You Need to Know (And What We’re Working to Find Out) About Products Containing Cannabis or Cannabis-derived Compounds, Including CBD
The FDA is working to answer questions about the science, safety, and quality of products containing cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds, particularly CBD.
Posted: October 26, 2020, 8:48 am
A pesar de muchas afirmaciones públicas sobre el termograma, esta nunca debe usarse como reemplazo de una mamografía para la detección o el diagnóstico del cáncer de seno.
Posted: October 26, 2020, 1:07 am
Thermography should not be used in place of mammography, which is still the most effective tool for detecting breast cancer.
Posted: October 26, 2020, 12:27 am
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.
Posted: October 25, 2020, 10:52 pm
From blood to vaccines, FDA protects and advances the public health by ensuring that biological products are safe, effective, and available to those who need them. Read these Consumer Updates to learn more.
Posted: October 25, 2020, 8:21 pm
Kids aren't just small adults. From diet and nutrition to their reactions to medicine, their bodies are unique. Read these Consumer Updates to learn more.
Posted: October 25, 2020, 8:18 pm
Información para el consumidor sobre la seguridad de los alimentos.
Posted: October 23, 2020, 6:28 pm
Timely articles and multimedia content about food and food-safety.
Posted: October 23, 2020, 4:54 pm
There are currently no FDA-approved drugs, including vaccines, to treat or prevent COVID-19. Products that claim to cure, treat, or prevent COVID-19 haven’t been evaluated by the FDA for safety and effectiveness; they might be dangerous to you and your family.
Posted: October 23, 2020, 11:40 am
There are no FDA-approved coronavirus preventions or treatments. Researchers are studying new drugs, and drugs approved for other conditions, as possible preventions or treatments for COVID-19. The language describing possible preventions or treatments can be confusing. Here’s what those terms mean.
Posted: October 23, 2020, 11:38 am
Enjoy a happy and safe Halloween by following these guidelines from FDA, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Posted: October 23, 2020, 11:14 am
We can each help slow the spread of coronavirus disease and protect ourselves, our families and our communities. Wash your hands often with soap and water; cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face covering or non-surgical mask when around others; 3) avoid crowds and practice social distancing.
Posted: October 22, 2020, 3:06 pm
Haven’t had your flu shot yet? It’s not too late. And there are still good reasons to get one.
Posted: October 22, 2020, 1:06 pm
Not familiar with FDA’s advisory committees? These committees provide independent, expert advice to the FDA on a range of complex scientific, technical and policy issues related to the development and evaluation of FDA-regulated products.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 5:55 pm
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulates breast implants as medical devices. Learn about the risks of these products, and consider this advice.
Posted: October 20, 2020, 8:19 pm
Se acerca la noche de brujas o Halloween, lea este artículo con consejos para tener un Halloween seguro.
Posted: October 20, 2020, 8:05 pm
Tobacco comes in many forms, from cigars and cigarettes to smokeless tobacco and dissolvable nicotine products. FDA works to reduce the use of these products, and the harm that they cause. To learn more read these Consumer Updates.
Posted: October 20, 2020, 2:44 pm
Consumer articles about over-the-counter and prescription drugs.
Posted: October 20, 2020, 2:38 pm
You can help stop the spread of COVID-19 disease by washing your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds every time. If soap and water are not available, alcohol-based hand sanitizers can be used if they contain at least 60% alcohol and are used properly.
Posted: October 19, 2020, 7:03 pm
Easy-to-understand information about the different types of coronavirus tests and FDA's role in authorizing them
Posted: October 16, 2020, 9:45 pm