Dispositivos que Emiten Radiaci ón
Informaci ón para el consumidor sobre la seguridad y operación de los dispositivos que emiten radiación (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - April 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Colorectal Cancer: What You Should Know About Screening
Doctors recommend everyone start screening for colorectal cancer at age 50, and before age 50 for some people at higher risk. There are several FDA-reviewed and approved or cleared choices for colorectal cancer screening. Find out which one is best for you. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - April 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Learn More About COVID-19 Vaccines From the FDA
Get answers to your questions about the standards for safety and effectiveness to support an emergency use authorization of COVID-19 vaccines. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Infant Formula: Safety Do's and Dont's
The FDA advises parents and caregivers to not make or feed homemade infant formula to infants. Homemade infant formula recipes have not been evaluated by the FDA and may lack nutrients vital to an infant ’s growth. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - March 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Productos de Tabaco
Informaci ón para el consumidor sobre la regulación de los productos de tabaco y su seguridad. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - March 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Formaldehyde in Hair Smoothing Products: What You Should Know
Hair smoothing products, also referred to as hair straightening products, may release formaldehyde gas, a known human carcinogen, when heated. Only licensed and trained salon professionals should use these products on your hair. Here are some steps to take if you are considering using them. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

' All Natural' Alternatives for Erectile Dysfunction: A Risky Proposition
FDA's testing of many suspect products that promise to enhance sexual performance or treat erectile dysfunction found that some contain undisclosed and potentially harmful drugs. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - February 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Tattoo Removal: Options and Results
How hard is it to remove a tattoo? What processes are used? Is it painful? (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - February 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Razones para no darle huesos a su perro: Ya sean huesos caseros o comerciales
Darle huesos a su perro puede ser peligroso e incluso mortal. Sepa por qu é. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - February 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

No Bones (or Bone Treats) About It: Reasons Not to Give Your Dog Bones
Bone treats are real bones that have been processed, sometimes flavored, and packaged for dogs. Giving your dog a 'bone treat' might lead to an unexpected trip to your veterinarian, a possible emergency surgery, or even death for your pet. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - February 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

How AEDs in Public Places Can Restart Hearts
If cardiac arrest does occur, rapid treatment with a medical device called an automated external defibrillator (AED) can be life-saving. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - February 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Detecci ón de cáncer de mama: el termograma no sustituye a la mamografía
La termograf ía no debe utilizarse en lugar de la mamografía, la cual sigue siendo la herramienta más eficaz para detectar el cáncer de mama. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

声称“治愈”癌症的产品是残酷的欺骗
癌症没有特效药,尽管厂家自吹自擂。 (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

What Is Gene Therapy? How Does It Work?
Gene therapy is the process of replacing defective genes with healthy ones, adding new genes to help the body fight or treat disease, or deactivating problem genes. It holds the promise to transform medicine and create options for patients who are living with difficult, and even incurable, diseases. Learn how this innovative therapy works. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Are You Storing Food Safely?
Storing food properly can help prevent foodborne illnesses. Here are tips for safely storing food in your refrigerator, freezer, and cupboards. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Have Food Allergies? Read the Label
If you ’re allergic to one of the eight major food allergens, learn to look for your nemesis on the food label. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - December 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

' Gluten-Free' Means What It Says
The only way to manage celiac disease is to avoid eating foods containing gluten. Learn how FDA's definition of'gluten free' on food labels makes that possible. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - December 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

'Gluten-Free' Means What It Says
The only way to manage celiac disease is to avoid eating foods containing gluten. Learn how FDA's definition of 'gluten free' on food labels makes that possible. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - December 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Filling in Wrinkles Safely
In the quest for youthful looks, both men and women are seeking treatments to minimize laugh lines and other wrinkles. Learn about a popular treatment that involves injecting dermal fillers into the face, its benefits and risks. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - November 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Coronavirus Disease 2019 Testing Basics
Easy-to-understand information about the different types of coronavirus tests (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - November 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Pulse Oximeters and Oxygen Concentrators: What to Know About At-Home Oxygen Therapy
Giving yourself too much or too little oxygen can be dangerous. If you are using a pulse oximeter to monitor your oxygen levels and think they are low, see a doctor. You should not use an oxygen concentrator at home unless it has been prescribed by a health care provider. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - October 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Prueba de detecci ón del cáncer de seno: La termografía no sustituye la mamografía
A pesar de muchas afirmaciones p úblicas sobre el termograma, esta nunca debe usarse como reemplazo de una mamografía para la detección o el diagnóstico del cáncer de seno. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - October 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Screening: Thermogram No Substitute for Mammogram
Thermography should not be used in place of mammography, which is still the most effective tool for detecting breast cancer. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - October 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Halloween Safety Tips: Costumes, Candy, and Colored Contact Lenses
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. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Consejos de seguridad para el D ía de las Brujas: disfraces, dulces, lentes de colores
Se acerca la noche de brujas o Halloween, lea este art ículo con consejos para tener un Halloween seguro. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - October 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

No lo use: El b álsamo negro es peligroso y se conoce por muchos nombres
Los b álsamos que contienen ingredientes corrosivos, incluido el “bálsamo negro” y varios otros nombres, son peligrosos y pueden poner en peligro la vida. Aquí está el por qué. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - October 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Es un buen momento para vacunarse contra la influenza
El oto ño está aquí y es hora de ponerse su vacuna anual contra la influenza estacional. Es mejor vacunarse antes de que los virus de la influenza comiencen a circular. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - October 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Allergic to Milk? Some Dark Chocolate Labeled as Dairy-Free May Still Contain Milk
FDA is releasing more information about its recent study finding that some dark chocolate products contain varying amounts of milk. And you can't always tell that's the case simply by reading the food label. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - October 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

The Facts on Tampons —and How to Use Them Safely
Tampons are medical devices regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. If you or a loved one uses them, it's important to use them safely. Learn the basics. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - September 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

FDA's Critical Role in Ensuring Supply of Influenza Vaccine
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) are working toward developing new and better technologies for producing flu vaccines. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - September 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Cuidado con los " suplementos diet éticos " fraudulentos
Productos fraudulentos pueden causar graves da ños e incluso la muerte. La FDA continúa actuando para incrementar la conciencia del consumidor ante la aparición de productos contaminados y peligrosos comercializados como suplementos dietéticos. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

FDA's Food and Cosmetics Information Center Answers Your Questions
FDA's Food and Cosmetic Information Center (FCIC) answers questions about nutrition and the safety and labeling of food, dietary supplements and cosmetics. Since the pandemic began, the FCIC has answered an unusually high volume of inquiries, many relating to food and cosmetic safety and COVID-19. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

일부 수입 식품 보조제 및 처방전을 필요로 하지 않는 약품은 당신을 해칠 수 있습니다.
“식품 보조제” 및 처방전을 필요로 하지 않는 의약품으로 광고되는 수입 제품을 구매할 때 신중해야 한다. 의료 사기는 특히 교민 상점 또는 다국적 상점, 벼룩 시장, 중고품 시장 및 온라인에서 성행하고 있다. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Maaaring Makasama sa Iyo ang Ilan sa Mga Imported na Suplemento sa Pagkain (Dietary Supplements) at Mga Produktong Gamot na Walang Reseta
Kung bibili ka ng mga imported na produkto na ibinebenta bilang “mga dietary supplement” and mga produktong gamot na walang reseta, mag-ingat. Maraming nagkalat na panloloko ukol sa kalusugan, lalo na sa mga etniko o internasyonal na tindahan, mga bazaar, mga swap meet at sa online. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

'All Natural' Alternatives for Erectile Dysfunction: A Risky Proposition
FDA's testing of many suspect products that promise to enhance sexual performance or treat erectile dysfunction found that some contain undisclosed and potentially harmful drugs. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Injectable Skin Lightening and Skin Bleaching Products May Be Unsafe
Injectable skin lightening products are unapproved, untested drugs that could potentially cause harm, the FDA warns. The FDA has not approved any injectable drugs for skin whitening or lightening. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

FDA Pharmacists Help Consumers Use Medicines Safely
Got a question about a medicine? FDA's Division of Drug Information can answer it. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Making Medical Devices Safer at Home
Today, medical devices are often used at home,enabling people with medical conditions to lead full, active lives. However, consumers using them face many challenges. FDA is working to make these devices safer to use, including helping consumers get access to clearer instructions. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Beware of Products Promising Miracle Weight Loss
Many so-called miracle weight loss supplements and foods (including teas and coffees) don't live up to their claims. Worse, they can cause serious harm. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Beware of Fraudulent Dietary Supplements
Fraudulent products can cause serious harm and even death. FDA continues to act to expand public awareness of tainted, dangerous products sold as dietary supplements. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Pet Turtles: Cute But Commonly Contaminated with Salmonella
FDA warns about the risk of illness from pet turtles. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Si dice ‘Sin gluten’ significa ahora que no tiene gluten
En agosto de 2013, la Administraci ón de Alimentos y Medicamentos (FDA, por sus siglas en inglés) dio a conocer una norma definitiva que definía las características que debe tener un alimento para poder llevar una etiqueta que diga “sin gluten” (gluten-free). A un año de eso, las empresas ahora tienen que acatar la norma. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Consejos para disfrutar del sol con seguridad: desde el protector solar a los anteojos de sol
La Administraci ón de Alimentos y Medicamentos de Estados Unidos continúa evaluando los productos de protección solar para ayudar a proteger a los consumidores de las quemaduras solares. Debido a que ciertos protectores solares pueden ayudar a prevenir el cáncer de piel ocasionado por el sol cuando se utilizan según las indicaciones junto con otras medidas de protección contra el sol, es importante saber cómo utilizarlos adecuadamente. Además conozca otras maneras de protegerse del daño solar. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

El jugo de toronja y algunos medicamentos son una mala combinaci ón
El jugo de toronja puede afectar qu é tan bien actúan algunos medicamentos y causar efectos secundarios peligrosos. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

FDA's Food and Cosmetics Information Center Answers Your Questions
FDA's Food and Cosmetic Information Center (FCIC) answers questions about nutrition and the safety and labeling of food, dietary supplements and cosmetics. Since the pandemic began, the FCIC has answered an unusually high volume of inquiries, many relating to food and cosmetic safety and COVID-19. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Cold Facts to Help Avoid Injury from Water-Circulating Hot/Cold Therapy Devices
When not used properly, devices that circulate water to provide hot or cold therapy can pose a risk of injury, especially cold-induced injuries. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Adult Stem Cell Research Shows Promise
FDA scientists are working on an unprecedented project. They are studying adult mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), which are cells that can turn into a variety of cell types and tissues including those that form fat, cartilage and bone. MSC-based products have the potential to be used for cellular repair, restoration, replacement and regeneration if approved by FDA. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

La FDA se compromete a proteger la salud de los ni ños al ayudar a reducir su exposición a la radiación de rayos X
La FDA se compromete a proteger la salud de los ni ños al ayudar a reducir su exposición a la radiación de rayos X. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news