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It's Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Shot
FDA Health Updates : January 10, 2018, 4:00 am
Think it's too late to get a flu shot? Not so. Find out why.
Dose Matters: FDA's Guidance on Children's X-rays
FDA Health Updates : January 8, 2018, 1:53 am
FDA is committed to protecting the health of children by helping lower their exposure to radiation from X-ray exams.
4 Tips to Quit Smoking
FDA Health Updates : January 5, 2018, 4:00 am
Will 2018 be the year you decide you want to quit smoking? Nearly 70 percent of current adult smokers say they want to quit. Check out this story for tips, including info about FDA-approved products and resources that can help.
What Is Gene Therapy? How Does It Work?
FDA Health Updates : December 19, 2017, 4:00 am
Gene therapy is the process of replacing defective genes with healthy ones, adding new genes to help the body fight or treat disease, or deactivating problem genes. It holds the promise to transform medicine and create options for patients who are living with difficult, and even incurable, diseases. Learn how this innovative therapy works.
Want to Quit Smoking? FDA-Approved Products Can Help
FDA Health Updates : December 11, 2017, 4:30 am
If you want to quit smoking, you may want to use a smoking cessation product proven to help. Data has shown that using cessation medicine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration can double your chance of quitting success. Here’s what to know about these over-the-counter and prescription products.