Videos Archive

Get Smart about Antibiotics

by USFoodandDrugAdmin

You don’t always need antibiotics when you’re sick—only for infections caused by bacteria. And overuse is causing a global health problem.

Expiration Dates Matter

by USFoodandDrugAdmin

If your medicine has expired, it may not provide the treatment you need. In this Consumer Update video, FDA Pharmacist Ilisa Bernstein explains how expiration dates help determine if medicine is safe to use and will work as intended.

The Food Label and You: Game Show (Are you Smarter than a Food Label)

by USFoodandDrugAdmin

Spoof of the popular game show, this segment pits FDA’s «Labelman» against a contestant in food label knowledge.

Eat for a Healthy Heart

by USFoodandDrugAdmin

Healthy food can taste great and help prevent heart disease­­, the number one killer in the United States.

Fortify Your Knowledge About Vitamins

by USFoodandDrugAdmin

Although most people get all the vitamins they need from the foods they eat, millions of people take supplemental vitamins as part of their health regimen. This FDA Consumer Update video provides facts about vitamins, including information on how they are regulated.

7 Tips for Cleaning Fruits, Vegetables

by USFoodandDrugAdmin

If you think foodborne illness is only caused by animal products, think again.
Last year, the U.S. experienced several large outbreaks of illness caused by fruits and vegetables. Find out how to make sure the produce you serve is safe.

Seguridad de alimentos durante festividades

by USFoodandDrugAdmin

Pasos simples para aseguarar que sus alimentos esten libres de bacterias peligrosas y no sean parte de sus festividades.


Holiday Food Safety

by USFoodandDrugAdmin

Simple Steps to help ensure that harmful bacteria won’t be a guest at your festivities.


Improper Use of Decorative Contact Lenses May Haunt You

by USFoodandDrugAdmin

FDA reminds people, in time for Halloween, that decorative contact lenses may harm their vision if not fitted or worn properly.


Avoiding Medication Mistakes

by USFoodandDrugAdmin

Taking the wrong medication or the wrong dose can be an easy mistake to make. It can also be life threatening. This FDA Consumer Update video provides tips on avoiding medication mistakes.


Health Reform Hits Main Street

Brought to you by the Kaiser Family Foundation

Confused about how the new health reform law really works? This short, animated movie — featuring the «YouToons» — explains the problems with the current health care system, the changes that are happening now, and the big changes coming in 2014.


Hear Together Rx Access Cardholder Jan Brooks’ Story

Jan Brooks shares her experiences using the prescription savings card.

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