Most CPAPs can be cleaned with soap and water. Follow your CPAP manufacturer's instructions.
If you feel tired and exhausted when you wake up every morning you may have sleep apnea. Find out more about the different types of FDA-cleared and FDA-approved obstructive sleep apnea or OSA treatments that work and help you get restful and restorative sleep.
If you're thinking about microneedling to make your skin look better, know the benefits and risks associated with microneedling devices. Check out the FDA's safety tips.
Giving yourself too much or too little oxygen can be dangerous. If you are using a pulse oximeter to monitor your oxygen levels and think they are low, see a doctor. You should not use an oxygen concentrator at home unless it has been prescribed by a health care provider.
When young children are sick and cranky, it can be tough to get them to take their medicine. Watch this video for tips from an FDA pediatrician on giving the dose without the battle, in English and Spanish.
The FDA investigates foodborne illnesses for human foods and animal foods. FDA’s Vet-LIRN program can help your vet determine if the illness is a result of something your animal ate.
Food and Drug Administration analysts and entomologists investigate product samples and protect consumers from spoiled and contaminated food.
The FDA Warns Against Injectable Silicone and Dermal Fillers for Large-Scale Body Contouring and Enhancement
Injectable dermal fillers are medical devices regulated by the FDA. But no injectable filler is FDA-approved for large-scale body contouring or body enhancement. Injectable silicone and other unapproved products to fill the buttocks, breast, or spaces between muscles should be avoided.
Certain UV wands may cause injuries within seconds and alternative disinfection methods should be used. The FDA issued a safety communication alerting consumers about these products.
Doctors recommend most people start screening for colorectal cancer at age 45, and before age 45 for some people at higher risk. There are several FDA-reviewed and approved or cleared choices for colorectal cancer screening. Find out which one is best for you.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can happen to anyone. And these types of injuries, even mild traumatic brain injuries (concussions), contribute to a substantial number of emergency room visits and can result in long term brain injuries and deaths.
FDA issues warning letters to companies marketing vaping products containing herbal extracts, vitamins, or essential oils. These products, also marketed as inhalers, diffusers, and personal aromatherapy devices, are illegally marketed with unproven health claims.
Delta-8 THC products are not approved by the FDA and may put you at risk.
What’s the difference between FDA-approved and pharmacy-compounded animal drugs?
Los proveedores de atención médica reportan un aumento en las hospitalizaciones y muertes debido a la ingesta o inhalación de “poppers” de nitrito.
Es importante preparar las provisiones de emergencia y mantener a salvo los alimentos, el agua y los medicamentos antes, durante y después de cualquier cambio climático severo.
Consumer articles from FDA about animal health and veterinary medicine.
Heartworm disease can be fatal to pets, but it is also preventable. Learn more about the dangers of heartworm disease and the importance of year-round prevention.
A conversation with FDA neonatologist, Gerri Baer
It's important to safeguard your food, water, medicine and pets before, during and after any severe weather event.