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The Last Word
Commentary: The State of Pain Management
Ephedra Ban: No Shortage of Reasons
Dietary supplements that contain ephedrine alkaloids present unreasonable risks of illness or injury.
FDA Launches Campaign on OTC Pain Relief
The agency reminds consumers that it's important to follow directions carefully.
A Look at the 2003-2004 Flu Season
An early flu season reinforces the value of vaccination.
Joint Replacement: An Inside Look
Hip and knee joint replacements are helping people of all ages live pain-free, active lives.
GRAS: Time Tested, and Trusted, Food
Familiar food ingredients that are "generally recognized as safe."
Managing Chronic Pain
A look at the physical and emotional impact of pain that doesn't go away.
Agencies Team Up to Protect Food Supply
The FDA and U.S. Customs and Border Protection collaborate to ensure the safety of America's food imports.
Science Meets Beauty: Using Medicine
to Improve Appearances
The FDA evaluates cosmetic treatments, such as products designed to restore a youthful appearance, and approves those shown to be safe and effective.
FDA Crackdown on Illegal Products
How the FDA protects consumers from dangerous drugs and dietary supplements.
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