More Women's Health Topics
Check the links on this page to learn more about these women's health issues:
- Safe Medication Use Tips for Women - FDA
- Drug Information for Consumers - FDA
- Women’s Safe Medication Use Q&A
Cosmetics and other Products
Most women use cosmetics and other products every day. The FDA encourages women to educate themselves about how to safely use these products.
- Cosmetics fact sheet - FDA
- NEW Skin Facts! What You Need to Know About Skin Lightening Products - FDA
- NEW Skin Facts! Resources - FDA
- Tattoos and Permanent Make-up - FDA
- General Information on Cosmetics - FDA
- Bad Reaction to Cosmetics? Tell FDA
- Lipstick and Lead - FDA
- "Organic" Cosmetics - FDA
- Tanning - FDA
- Wrinkle Fillers - FDA
Anyone can feel depressed. Women are more likely to have depression than men. Depression affects 1 out of 5 women in the United States. There is hope. Check these links to learn more about depression and how it is treated.
- Depression Medication Booklet - FDA
- Depression Fact Sheet - FDA
- Women and Depression: Discovering Hope
Flu (also called Influenza)
The flu affects thousands of people each year. The FDA approves vaccines and medicines to prevent and treat the flu. Check these links to learn ways to protect yourself against the flu.
- Seasonal Flu (Influenza) and the FDA
- It’s a Good Time to Get Your Flu Vaccine
- Pregnancy and Flu
Healthy Eating/ Nutrition
The FDA has information to help you make good food choices.
- How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label - FDA
- Read the Label Youth Outreach Materials - FDA
- Using the Nutrition Facts Label: For Older Adults - FDA
- Food Facts for Consumers - FDA
LASIK is eye surgery done with a laser to help you see better. The laser makes tiny cuts that change the shape of the clear cover over the eye called the cornea. Check the FDA website to learn more about the benefits and risks of Lasik.
- Get the facts on LASIK - FDA
- Report a problem with LASIK - FDA
- Medical Devices for Weight Loss and Weight Management: What to Know - FDA
- Weight Loss and Other Products Sold Online or in Stores May Be Dangerous - FDA
- HCG Diet Products - FDA
- Tainted Weight Loss Products - FDA
- Weight-Loss and Weight-Management Devices - FDA