Navigation Links
FDA Consumer Health Information Updates
Date:9/11/2009

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today released its latest listing of consumer health information updates. All articles can be accessed from the agency's Web page for consumers at http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/default.htm. You can sign-up for e-mail notices of new consumer updates on an immediate, weekly, or monthly basis at https://service.govdelivery.com/service/subscribe.html?code=USFDA_9. An RSS feed is also available at http://www.fda.gov/AboutFDA/ContactFDA/StayInformed/RSSFeeds/Consumers/rss.xml

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO)

-- Lowering Salt in Your Diet

http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm181577.htm

Nearly all Americans consume more salt than they need, according to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Here's advice for lowering salt intake, along with information on the FDA's regulatory role.

-- 2009-2010 Seasonal Influenza Vaccines

http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm100139.htm

The influenza vaccine for the 2009-2010 influenza season is set. Now it's up to you to make sure that you and your loved ones are protected.

-- A Parent's Guide to Kids' Vaccines

http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm048750.htm

This updated guide offers useful information about the benefits and risks of vaccines, along with steps to take when children are vaccinated.

-- Update to FDA Alert About Stolen Insulin

http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm180320.htm

The FDA is reminding the public that stolen vials of the long-acting insulin Levemir made by Novo Nordisk, Inc., still may be on the market. FDA first alerted the public to the theft in June 2009.

Updates may be published elsewhere without permission. Please credit "FDA Consumer Health Information" (http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/default.htm) as the source. The FDA values feedback on its consumer Web page. Send questions, comments, or story ideas to: consumerinfo@fda.hhs.gov.

The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. The FDA is also responsible for advancing the public health by helping to speed innovations that make medicines and foods more effective, safer, and more affordable; and helping the public get the accurate, science-based information they need to use medicines and foods to improve their health.

Contact: Jason Brodsky, 301-827-6251 or consumerinfo@fda.hhs.gov


'/>"/>
SOURCE U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Swanson Health Products' Vitamin E and Acai Dietary Supplements Pass Quality Control Tests Conducted by ConsumerLab.com
2. Consumer Watchdog to Obama: Dont Sacrifice Malpractice Victims in the Name of Health Care Reform
3. Baucus Co-Op Plan Would Gut State Laws; Consumer Watchdog Report Calls for Prior Approval Rate Regulation in Health Reform, Not Deregulation of State Consumer Protection Laws
4. Aging Population, Heightened Consumer Awareness Propel U.S. Bone and Joint Health Ingredients, Says Frost & Sullivan
5. Video: FDA States Consumers Should Continue to Use alli
6. Thomson Reuters Study Finds Healthcare Consumer Confidence Improved 12 Percent Since March
7. VHI Releases Consumer Guide to Obstetrical Services in Virginia
8. MN Community Measurement Brings Cost and Quality Information Together For Consumers
9. Consumer Reports Health News - August 2009
10. Consumers Research Council of America Names Plastic Surgeon Oleh S. Slupchynskyj, M.D. as One of Americas Top Surgeons for the Second Time
11. Consumers Now Have Access to Pharmacists OTC Recommendations
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Those who have experienced traumatic events may suffer ... unhealthy avenues, such as drug or alcohol abuse, as a coping mechanism. To avoid ... healthy coping following a traumatic event. , Trauma sufferers tend to feel a range ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... The ... in Dallas that it will receive two significant new grants to support its ... PHA marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, medical professionals and scientists for ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Comfort Keepers® of San ... Society and the Road To Recovery® program to drive cancer patients to and from ... adults to ensure the highest quality of life and ongoing independence. Getting to ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Norcross, Georgia (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 ... ... Year” awards today at the Clinical Decision Making in Emergency Medicine conference in ... who have authored journal articles published in Emergency Medicine Practice and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Frederick, Maryland (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 ... ... Mid-Atlantic Angels is actively feeding the Frederick area economy by obtaining investment capital ... support over the past 2½ years that have already resulted in more than ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 ... "Pharmaceutical Excipients Market by Type (Organic Chemical (Sugar, ... Formulation (Oral, Topical, Coating, Parenteral) - Global Forecast to ... The global pharmaceutical excipients market ... at a CAGR of 6.1% in the forecast period ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 Capricor Therapeutics, ... a biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development ... patient enrollment in its ongoing randomized HOPE-Duchenne clinical ... 50% of its 24-patient target. Capricor expects the ... quarter of 2016, and to report top line ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... RIDGE, Ill. and INDIANAPOLIS ... of students receiving a Lilly Diabetes Tomorrow,s Leaders Scholarship ... The 2016 scholarship winners, announced today online at ... to let type 1 diabetes stand in the way ... Diabetes has supported the Foundation,s scholarship program since 2012, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: