How Many Calories? Keep an Eye on the Menu

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How Many Calories? Keep an Eye on the Menu U.S. Food & Drug Administration, FDA Did you know that food and beverages consumed away from home contribute a lot of calories to our diets — as much as one-third of … Read More

Do You Vape? See These Tips on How to Keep E-Liquids Away from Children

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Do You Vape? See These Tips on How to Keep E-Liquids Away from Children U.S. Food & Drug Administration, FDA As e-cigarettes (also called “vapes”) have become more popular, more children are being accidentally exposed to nicotine-containing e-liquids—which can cause … Read More

5 Things to Know About Breast Implants

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5 Things to Know About Breast Implants U.S. Food & Drug Administration, FDA Should I get breast implants? Are there alternatives? Will they need to be replaced? And if I decide to get implants, which are medical devices, there are … Read More

FDA’s Guidance on Children’s X-rays

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FDA’s Guidance on Children’s X-rays U.S. Food & Drug Administration, FDA Most people have had an X-ray taken at some time during their lives — perhaps checking for a possible broken bone or during a visit to the dentist. X-ray … Read More

Keep Your Dogs and Cats Safe From Holiday Hazards

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Keep Your Dogs and Cats Safe From Holiday Hazards U.S. Food & Drug Administration, FDA This holiday season, while you’re busy decorating, cooking, and wrapping gifts, remember to watch out for holiday temptations (Holiday Hazards) for your pets. FDA veterinarian … Read More

Tattoo Removal : Options and Results

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Tattoo Removal: Options and Results U.S. Food & Drug Administration, FDA That tattoo on your arm of a former flame—the one that seemed like a great idea years ago—is kind of embarrassing today. And your spouse is not too crazy … Read More

Grapefruit Juice and Some Drugs Don’t Mix

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Grapefruit Juice and Some Drugs Don’t Mix U.S. Food & Drug Administration, FDA How Grapefruit Juice Affects Some Drugs When drugs are swallowed, they may be broken down (metabolized) by enzymes and/or absorbed using transporters in cells found in the … Read More

Caution: Bodybuilding Products Can Be Risky

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Caution: Bodybuilding Products Can Be Risky U.S. Food & Drug Administration, FDA Your buddy at the gym can’t say enough about the bodybuilding products he’s been taking to help build muscle mass and strength. You wonder, are they all safe … Read More

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