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  • The FDA Encourages New Treatments for Sickle Cell Disease September 20, 2017
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is collaborating with patients, academics, and the pharmaceutical industry to encourage the development of new treatments for sickle cell disease (SCD).
  • Traumatic Brain Injury: FDA Research and Actions September 14, 2017
    Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can happen to anyone. And these types of injuries, which include concussions, contribute to a substantial number of emergency room visits (and even deaths) each year. Learn more about TBI, and the FDA's related research and regulatory activities.
  • Hurricane Season: Be Prepared September 11, 2017
    It's important to safeguard your food, water, and medicine before, during and after any severe weather event.
  • Prostate Cancer: Symptoms, Tests, and Treatment September 5, 2017
    September is Prostate Health Awaremeness month. Prostate cancer is the second most common cause of cancer-related deaths among American men. Learn more.
  • Treating and Preventing Head Lice August 31, 2017
    Head lice. Learn how to check for them, how to treat them, and how to avoid having them in your home.
  • Ticks and Lyme Disease: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention August 24, 2017
    Lyme disease is on the rise. How can you prevent it? What are the symptoms, and what should you do if you think you or your pet have it?
  • Healthy Breakfasts for Kids: It's All About Balance August 17, 2017
    Healthy breakfasts are a must for kids and help keep them going strong all day. This article and short video provide tips on making it happen.
  • 5 Tips for Traveling to the U.S. With Medications August 10, 2017
    Can you bring foreign drugs into the U.S.? Or refill a foreign prescription at a U.S. pharmacy? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration can help you understand the rules for flying with medications or shipping them from overseas.
  • 4 Medication Safety Tips for Older Adults August 8, 2017
    The older you get, the more likely you are to use additional medicines, which can increase the chance of harmful drug interactions. So consider these safety tips (and share them with your loved ones) when taking prescriptions, over-the-counter medicines, herbal preparations, and supplements.
  • Should You Put Sunscreen on Infants? Not Usually August 3, 2017
    For infants under age 6 months, it's best to cover them up and keep them well shaded. An FDA pediatrician tells how to protect babies from dangerous ultraviolet rays.

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