FDA Consumer Health
- Thu, 20 Dec 2018 13:00:00 +0000: Safely Soothing Teething Pain and Sensory Needs in Babies and Older Children - FDA Consumer Health Information Updates
Soothing children’s gums with prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medications, homeopathic remedies or teething jewelry can be dangerous. Consider safer alternatives.
- Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:00:00 +0000: To Eat or Not to Eat: Decorative Products on Foods Can Be Unsafe - FDA Consumer Health Information Updates
FDA knows that some non-edible decorative glitters and dusts are promoted for use on foods. But consumers need to be aware that these materials, in fact, may contain materials that should not be eaten. Here’s how to tell if such materials are edible or not.
- Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:30:00 +0000: Spilling the Beans: How Much Caffeine is Too Much? - FDA Consumer Health Information Updates
In what foods is caffeine found? Can caffeine pose a danger to your health? This Consumer Update answers these and other key questions about caffeine.
- Tue, 27 Nov 2018 13:00:00 +0000: When to Give Kids Medicine for Coughs and Colds - FDA Consumer Health Information Updates
Sometimes a cold is just a cold. What can worried parents do when their babies and young children have a cold or cough? The FDA has some advice and tips.
- Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:30:00 +0000: Manage Your Asthma: Know Your Triggers and Treatment Options - FDA Consumer Health Information Updates
You can manage your asthma by taking medications approved by the FDA. Before going to the pharmacy, get a proper diagnosis from a doctor and together develop an asthma action plan.