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FDA Hydroxycut WarningWarning on Hydroxycut Products
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns against using Hydroxycut dietary supplement products as some of these products may contribute to liver injuries.
Hand on Computer MouseUSDA Posts Frequently Asked Questions About the H1N1 Virus (Swine flu)
Find out how you can protect yourself against the H1N1 virus. Note: there is currently no evidence that humans can get this virus by eating pork products. For the latest information, visit the CDC's Swine Flu Web site.
Dietary supplement pillsNew Dietary Supplement Ingredient Database (DSID) Available
Read about the introduction of the new DSID, which provides estimates of the actual vitamin and mineral content, compared to content claimed on the label, of a representative sample of adult multivitamin/mineral supplements.
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