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Tips to Stay Safe in the Sun: From Sunscreen to Sunglasses
Sun safety is always in season. It’s important to protect your skin from sun damage throughout the year, no matter the weather. The FDA continues to evaluate sunscreen products to ensure that their active ingredients are safe and effective.Learn More
Older Therapies Aren't Necessarily Better for Thyroid Hormone Replacement
Millions of people have thyroid glands that don’t make enough thyroid hormone to meet their body’s needs. Hypothyroidism, also called underactive thyroid, is the most common reason some people need thyroid hormone replacement.
Watch Out for False Promises on Some Dietary Supplements
You may know someone who has been unable to get pregnant due to infertility issues. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 12 percent of women aged 15 to 44 in the United States have difficulty becoming pregnant or carrying a pregnancy to term.
Medication Errors Happen to Pets, Too
With pets, as with people, medication errors can happen throughout the treatment process, and your animal's health can be harmed. What can you do?