This animation shows uric acid crystals moving to the big toe joint causing pain.
What is Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Inflammation results from the body's normal response to wounds and infection. Rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, is an autoimmune disease. This means the body's immune system mistakenly attacks itself, causing inflammation and destroying tissue and bone.
Prednisone: Review of Special Precautions
Overview of important precautions with prednisone use.
Lock it Up: Medicine Safety in Your Home
Every year thousands of children are hospitalized and some die ‹ after taking medicine not meant for them. Teens share stolen prescription drugs at "pharm parties" and toddlers are tempted by colorful pills that look like candy. In this Consumer Update video, FDA pharmacist Connie Jung explains how you can prevent harm by locking your medicine up.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Symptoms and Diet Tips
A description of the different types of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), diet tips to help lessen symptoms, and possible drug therapy.
Suncreens Defined: UVA, UVB, and SPF
A brief overview of sunscreens: ingredients, effectiveness, and UVA, UVB, and SPF defined.
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