Video: Health Fraud Awareness
FDA urges consumers to be on guard against fraudulent products claiming to treat, prevent, or cure a wide variety of medical conditions, including the H1N1 flu virus. In this Consumer Update video, FDA health fraud expert Gary Coody demonstrates fraudulent products removed from the market, and provides advice on how to spot and avoid health fraud.
Herniated nucleus pulposus (slipped disk)
This animation shows displacement of an inter vertebral disk (disk between the vertebrae).
Emergency Contraceptive Pills: The Basics of How to Use
A brief discussion of Plan B One Step, Next Choice One Dose, Next Choice, and generic levonorgestrel emergency contraceptive pills: how to use them, where to obtain, and dosing information.
Tramadol: Approved Uses and Pain Mechanism
A brief description of approved tramadol uses, formulations, and mechanism of action. Learn more about tramadol at: http://www.drugs.com/tramadol.html
Can saline irrigation help nasal allergies?
In a recent survey, almost 90% of family physicians recommended nasal saline irrigation for sinus and nasal symptoms.
Zoloft (sertraline): A Review of Important Precautions and Side Effects
Tips for patients and their caregivers on how to safely use sertraline, and an overview of common side effects
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