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U.S. FDA 11h
Today, FDA welcomed employees’ children to at its headquarters. On the day's agenda was slime-making, exploring the FDA Innovation Lab, Earth Day activities, creating extreme bubbly solutions and loads more!
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U.S. FDA 12h
The epidemic of opioid addiction and overdose is one of our nation's greatest public health tragedies. As part of our ongoing work on this issue, FDA launched a campaign to help Americans understand important role they play in disposing of unused opioids
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U.S. FDA 13h
Did you know that when a food outbreak quickly jumps across state borders, pre-established relationships between Rapid Response Teams facilitate the rapid transfer of background information on the incident?
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U.S. FDA 13h
Many who misuse Rx opioids report getting them from a friend or family member. Here’s acting Ned Sharpless on the launch of a new FDA campaign to help Americans understand their important role when it comes to disposing of unused opioids.
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U.S. FDA 14h
The new is coming Monday! It’s been completely redesigned to work on any of your devices. Here’s a sneak peek at the new landing pages for patients and science & research.
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FDA Jobs 14h
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U.S. FDA 16h
CDR Christine Merenda, a health programs coordinator in FDA Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, believes having the opportunity to guide budding researchers and pharmacists is the highlight of her experience in the minority health field.
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U.S. FDA 17h
It’s National Infertility Awareness Week. Smoking doesn’t just cause infertility in women. Smoking can damage sperm, which can cause an increased risk of infertility in men. Help keep yourself healthy and smoke-free.
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Frank Yiannas Apr 24
NEW REPORT: Following a string of safety issues related to U.S. ice cream distributors, engaged a team to inspect & obtain environmental samples from 89 ice cream production facilities in 32 states to test for Listeria monocytogenes & Salmonella.
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Jennifer Rodriguez Apr 24
Replying to @FDASpox
FDA is advising consumers to not eat the recalled product & to consult their healthcare provider if they suspect that they have developed symptoms that resemble a Salmonella infection. They should also report their illness to FDA. Learn about Salmonella:
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Jennifer Rodriguez Apr 24
NEW REPORT: Today, released a report on its findings from inspections & environmental sampling for Listeria monocytogenes & Salmonella at 89 ice cream production facilities in 32 states.
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U.S. FDA Apr 24
Replying to @US_FDA
The events will be held on September 9 – 10, 2019. Reserve your booth by Wednesday, May 8 by emailing the SCB team, FDASCB@fda.hhs.gov
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U.S. FDA Apr 24
Are you supporting scientific computing work at FDA? The FDA Scientific Computing Board (SCB), in partnership with the Office of the Commissioner (OC), is calling all who are interested in participating as booth participants at the 7th Annual Scientific Computing Days (SCD).
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U.S. FDA Apr 24
in 1970, FDA issued the 1st “FDA Current Drug Information,” forerunner of drug & medical bulletins that informed health professionals about medical products over the next three decades. This issue updated readers on oral contraceptives & thromboembolic disorders.
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FDA Drug Information Apr 23
treatment for moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis in adults who are candidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy: .
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Dr. Ned Sharpless Apr 23
Today, FDA officials wrote a thought-provoking article in on our efforts to support pain management in cancer patients while also working with to find new classes of effective pain medicines.
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Dr. Ned Sharpless Apr 23
Part of FDA’s important work is helping get info out ASAP re: voluntary product recalls, from medical products we give ourselves & pets to foods we eat. Today, we’re taking steps to help minimize consumer exposure to health risks, prevent consumer harm.
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FDA Medical Devices Apr 23
Replying to @FDADeviceInfo
Here’s what’s happening in OSEL to promote the innovation of newer, safer and more effective medical devices.
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Dr. Ned Sharpless Apr 23
Ensuring the safety and effectiveness of over-the-counter antiseptic hand wash & rub products is a critical part of the FDA consumer protection mission. These products can help prevent foodborne disease, especially when used by food handlers.
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FDA FOOD Apr 18
Wash hands, utensils, equipment, & work surfaces with hot, soapy water before & after they come in contact with raw & raw egg-containing foods.
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