Video: 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.
When is Emergency Treatment Needed for Burns?
A brief overview of minor and major burns, when to get emergency care, and a description of 1st, 2nd and 3rd degree burns.
This animation shows the cardiac conduction system and the arrhythmias of a fast and slow beating heart.
This animation shows the affects of untreated glaucoma.
Athetosis resulting from basal ganglia injury
This animation illustrates the location of basal ganglia in the brain. Injury to the basal ganglia may result in athetosis (constant writhing movements of the body).
Food Allergies: Reducing the Risk
This FDA Consumer Update video highlights how FDA is working to ensure that allergens in food are clearly and accurately labeled.
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