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.
Vitamins and Minerals: Do You Need Them?
Review of daily vitamin and mineral uses, and why you might need to take one.
Human Growth Hormone for Fitness and Stamina in Men
A look at whether the health and fitness benefits of human growth hormone (hGH) are proven and safe.
Celebrex: Therapeutic Uses and Dosing
A discussion of which conditions Celebrex is used to treat, how it works, and dosing tips
Amoxicillin: Antibiotic Resistance and a Review of Side Effects
Appropriate use of antibiotics and a description of side effects with amoxicillin
Start at the Store: Prevent Foodborne Illness
By starting at the store with safe food handling practice, consumers can play a major role in preventing foodborne illness. In this new Consumer Update video, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provides tips for keeping food safe while guiding viewers through a grocery store.
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