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Food Safety Tips for Healthy Holidays
Parties, family dinners, and other gatherings where food is served are all part of the holiday cheer. But the merriment can change to misery if food makes you or others ill.Learn More
Consejos útiles para los consumidores de la FDA
What Does FDA Do?
The Food and Drug Administration regulates food, drugs, cosmetics, biologics, medical devices, and tobacco products. Researchers at the FDA even advance public health by helping to speed product innovations. More than 18,000 full time employees work across all 50 states and internationally. For over 100 years, the FDA has been working to carry out its mission of promoting and protecting public health, and that means your health.
Should Your Child Participate in a Clinical Trial?
Clinical trials help provide reliable evidence needed when studying medical products to diagnose, prevent, treat, and sometimes even cure, childhood diseases.
How to Buy Medicines Safely From an Online Pharmacy
You can protect yourself and your family by being cautious when buying medicine online. Some pharmacy websites operate legally and offer convenience, privacy, cost savings and safeguards for purchasing medicines.
Keep Your Dogs and Cats Safe From Holiday Hazards
Happy holidays? Not if your pet gets sick. FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) discusses some unhealthy holiday temptations and how to keep your animals safe.