• By NCCIH   -   Jul 3, 2020

    CONSEJOS BÁSICOS PARA COCINAR A LA PARRILLA: EVITE LAS ENFERMEDADES TRANSMITIDAS POR ALIMENTOS

    Ésta es la estación de los picnics, las parrilladas y otras fiestas al aire libre. Pero comer al aire libre en un clima cálido presenta...

  • By NCCIH   -   Jun 29, 2020

    FOR CONSUMERS: SEVEN THINGS PREGNANT WOMEN AND PARENTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ARSENIC IN RICE AND RICE CEREAL

    You may be surprised to learn that there is arsenic found in rice. FDA is taking steps to protect consumers and reduce the amount in...

    Pregnant
  • By NCCIH   -   Jun 25, 2020

    FACTS ABOUT IN-HOME HIV TESTING

    HIV can be controlled. The first step is getting tested. An FDA-approved home test is one option.

  • By NCCIH   -   Jun 19, 2020

    FIRST RAPID HOME-USE HIV KIT APPROVED FOR SELF-TESTING

    FDA has approved the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test, a rapid home-use HIV test kit that enables users to collect fluid samples and get the...

  • By NCCIH   -   Jun 19, 2020

    PRIMERA PRUEBA RÁPIDA CASERA DE AUTOEXAMEN PARA EL VIH APROBADA

    La FDA ha aprobado OraQuick Prueba Casera para el VIH, una prueba rápida de diagnóstico del VIH de uso casero que permite a los usuarios...

  • By NCCIH   -   Jun 18, 2020

    LUPUS THERAPIES CONTINUE TO EVOLVE

    May is National Lupus Awareness Month, a good time to think about lupus and the challenges it presents to patients. Learn about this...

  • By NCCIH   -   Jun 18, 2020

    SEASONAL ALLERGIES: WHICH MEDICATION IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

    The FDA regulates many products that treat allergies or offer allergy relief. But which will work for you depends on your particular...

    Allergies
  • By NCCIH   -   May 30, 2020

    UNDERSTANDING THE REGULATORY TERMINOLOGY OF POTENTIAL PREVENTIONS AND TREATMENTS FOR COVID-19

    There are no FDA-approved coronavirus preventions or treatments. Researchers are studying new drugs, and drugs approved for other conditions,...

    Drugs
  • By NCCIH   -   May 16, 2020

    CORONAVIRUS TESTING BASICS

    Easy-to-understand information about the different types of coronavirus tests and FDA's role in authorizing them

  • By NCCIH   -   May 13, 2020

    SUPLEMENTOS DIETÉTICOS

    Información para el consumidor sobre la seguridad de los suplementos dietéticos.

  • By NCCIH   -   May 6, 2020

    YOUR ANIMAL IS SICK. WAS IT SOMETHING THEY ATE? VET-LIRN MAY BE ABLE TO HELP

    The FDA investigates foodborne illnesses for human foods and animal foods. FDA's Vet-LIRN program can help your vet determine if the...

    Food
  • By NCCIH   -   May 2, 2020

    ANTIBACTERIAL SOAP? YOU CAN SKIP IT, USE PLAIN SOAP AND WATER

    Think antibacterial soaps reduce your risk of getting an infection? Not necessarily, the FDA says. There is no data demonstrating that...

  • By NCCIH   -   May 2, 2020

    ¿JABÓN ANTIBACTERIANO? NO LO NECESITA; USE AGUA Y UN JABÓN NORMAL

    ¿Cree que los jabones antibacterianos reducen su riesgo de contraer una infección? No necesariamente, dice la FDA. No hay datos que...

  • By NCCIH   -   May 1, 2020

    BARBECUE BASICS: TIPS TO PREVENT FOODBORNE ILLNESS

    Barbecuing with friends and family is a warm-weather treat. Help keep bacteria at bay with these food safety tips.

    Food
  • By NCCIH   -   Apr 30, 2020

    HELPFUL QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT CORONAVIRUS AND YOUR PETS

    During the coronavirus pandemic, you've learned a lot about keeping your family safe. If your family includes pets, you want to keep...

  • By NCCIH   -   Apr 30, 2020

    7 TIPS FOR CLEANING FRUITS, VEGETABLES

    Fresh produce can become contaminated in many ways, but following these simple steps can help protect you and your family from foodborne...

  • By NCCIH   -   Apr 29, 2020

    TIPS ON GOOD NUTRITION AND USING THE UPDATED NUTRITION FACTS LABEL DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

    The coronavirus pandemic has shifted many of our daily routines, including the ways we eat. Here are some ways to use the Nutrition...

    Nutrition
  • By NCCIH   -   Apr 25, 2020

    CPAP MACHINE CLEANING: OZONE, UV LIGHT PRODUCTS ARE NOT FDA APPROVED

    Most CPAPs can be cleaned with soap and water. Follow your CPAP manufacturer's instructions.

  • By NCCIH   -   Apr 11, 2020

    HOW YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused challenges in our everyday lives. Here are some ways we can all do our part to help slow the spread...

  • By NCCIH   -   Mar 28, 2020

    CHILDREN'S HEALTH

    Kids aren't just small adults. From diet and nutrition to their reactions to medicine, their bodies are unique. Read these Consumer...

    Nutrition, Diet