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    Women's Health

    Reliable women’s health information to inspire you to live a happier, healthier life. Topics include safe medication use, pregnancy, food safety, and cosmetics safety. For more information: www.fda.gov/womens Privacy Policy: http://ow.ly/xObDV


    Women's Health

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    Want to change the way your eyes look? Or trying to complete that costume so it's just right? Visit an eye doctor and get a prescription for contact lenses. Check out the risks and dos and don'ts here. And don't lose sight of your vision. go.usa.gov/3jZtR

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    Prepare your daughter for #college with these four tips about medicine safety.

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    4 Tips for a Healthy and Stress-Free Lunchbox

    4 Tips for a Healthy and Stress-Free Lunchbox

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    Sunscreen can protect you against sunburn, and lower your risk of skin cancer or skin damage. Find our top tips for protecting your skin from the sun.

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    If you’re not careful, picnics and barbecues can lead to foodborne bacteria and illness. Read on for simple safety guidelines for getting your food to the picnic, and preparing and serving it safely once you've arrived.

    Eating Outdoors, Handling Food Safely

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    What you should know before dying your hair.

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    One in five U.S. women is affected by pelvic floor disorders. Many symptoms can be treated effectively with nonsurgical and surgical options. Most health care providers encourage women to try nonsurgical options first. #womenshealth

    Infographic: Pelvic Floor Disorders – Nonsurgical Treatments

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    Pregnancy registries help women and their doctors learn more about the effects of #medicine use during #pregnancy. Get the details, including how to sign up.

    Pregnancy Registries

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    Bad Reaction to #Cosmetics? Tell FDA! #NWHW

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    Find trustworthy health resources to share with your mom—or any mom—on our website. #MothersDay #NWHW

    Women's Health Topics

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    April is Women’s Eye Health & Safety Month. If you wear contacts, read our tips that can help to protect your eyes.

    Contact Lens Care

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    See examples of how sex and gender influence health in this infographic 1.usa.gov/1F2alBA from the National Institutes of Health Office of Research on Women's Health! #sexinscience

    Infographic: How Sex and Gender Influence Health and Disease

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    It's National Infant Immunization Week. Vaccines can help keep your children safe from serious or deadly illnesses. Our guide has information about routine vaccines for children, and steps to take when your child is vaccinated. #NIIW

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    Ask questions. Avoid common medicine mistakes. #RxProblem go.usa.gov/3D9eR

    Medication Safety for Women

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    How does FDA fight #Health #Disparities? With the Office of Minority Health!

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    Planning an egg hunt? Learn how to keep it bacteria-free with these tips. #howto #Easter

    Food Safety for Moms to Be: Highlights - Happy Spring

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    It's National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Learn important facts about HIV/AIDS, including how to protect yourself and how to get tested. #NWGHAAD

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    Physician Jane Henney says she particularly enjoyed coming to FDA in 1991 and working with a team of women for the first time in her career. In 1999, she was appointed as the first female commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. On #InternationalWomensDay we honor notable women in FDA’s history.

    Jane Henney: Physician and Commissioner of Food and Drugs

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    Don’t leave it for another day — get the HIV test today. #NWGHAAD

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    Making small changes to your night time habits may help you get the sleep you need. #insomnia #SleepAwarenessWeek

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    See examples of how sex and gender influence health in this infographic 1.usa.gov/1F2alBA from the National Institutes of Health Office of Research on Women's Health! #sexinscience

    Infographic: How Sex and Gender Influence Health and Disease

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    Daily use of aspirin to prevent heart attacks or a stroke is not right for everyone. Ask your healthcare provider if you should use aspirin. Tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines and supplements you take. #HeartMonth

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    Each February, FDA observes American Heart Month to help raise awareness about heart disease and the agency’s role in developing and approving treatments for heart disease. On the first Friday in February, FDA celebrates National Wear Red Day® to raise awareness about women and heart disease. Learn more about what you can do to stay heart healthy. #WearRedDay #ActsofRed

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    Use and share CDC’s Birth Defects Infographic to raise awareness that birth defects are common, costly, and critical. Pin it to your Pinterest boards too!

    CDC | Infographic, Birth Defects | NCBDDD

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    Learn ways to stick to your New Year’s resolution and be smoke-free.

    Smoking - Medicines To Help You Quit

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