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Health & Wellness News


  • The FDA wants to update the definition of the nutrient content claim “healthy” and is studying ways to help you spot foods that qualify to make the claim.
  • The Nutrition Facts Label on food packaging is an important and easy way to get essential information to help you make healthy food choices. These FDA Consumer Updates are also a great resource for more nutrition facts, and other helpful information about the food you eat.
  • Timely articles and multimedia content about food and food-safety.
  • Not familiar with FDA’s advisory committees? These committees provide independent, expert advice to the FDA on a range of complex scientific, technical and policy issues related to the development and evaluation of FDA-regulated products.
  • Social media trends and peer pressure can be a dangerous combination to children, especially when involving misusing medicines. Nonprescription drugs are readily available in many homes, making these challenges even riskier. Warn your children about the dangers of misusing medicines.
  • The FDA approval process ensures that medicines sold in the U.S. are safe and effective. FDA-approved generic drugs, like their brand counterparts, have met strict approval standards.


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