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.
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Tips on how to enjoy chocolate as a heart healthy treat - but only in moderation.
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Other Options for Emergency Contraception: ella and the Copper IUD
A discussion of reasons why emergency contraception may be needed, and additional options such as ella and the Copper IUD.
The No Period Pill: Lybrel
Benefits and risks of using continuous birth control pills such as Lybrel.
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