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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

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-- 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


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