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Every woman is different. That’s why no one birth control option is right for everyone. Explore your options and talk to your healthcare provider about what birth control method is best for you Learn more from @FDAWomen:

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Replying to @CDCgov: Both #COVID19 vaccines currently authorized in the United States require two doses. These vaccines are not interchangeable. The…

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Both #COVID19 vaccines currently authorized in the United States require two doses. These vaccines are not interchangeable. The same product should be used for the two-dose vaccine series. Learn more about the clinical considerations for these vaccines: .

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#DYK women report more pain than men and experience pain differently? It’s true. To ensure your safety, prescription pain medicines should always be used as directed to avoid serious injury or even death. Learn more from @FDAWomen:

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@CBP @CBPCentralTX @DFOHouston Correction: The value was $719,453

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Looking to make healthier choices in #2021? The #NewNutritionFactsLabel makes it easier than ever to find foods that have more of the nutrients you want — and less of the nutrients you may want to limit.

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FDA’s Pandemic Recovery and Preparedness Plan initiative strengthens ongoing #COVID19 pandemic response and our resiliency for future public health emergencies. Find out more in #FDAVoices.

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FDA worked with @CBP to seize shipments from China destined to various Texas counties, valued around $325,236. 📷: @CBP @CBPCentralTX @DFOHouston

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FDA & @CBP seized counterfeit e-cigs resembling Puff Bars at @DFWAirport, making clear that FDA keeps a close watch on the marketplace & holds companies accountable that violate tobacco laws & regs. 📷: @CBP @CBPCentralTX @DFOHouston

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As we settle into the new year, let’s continue to protect ourselves and others against #COVID19 by wearing a mask, washing hands, avoiding crowds, & other simple steps:

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Replying to @FDACosmetics: On #NationalCleanOffYourDeskDay, get rid of old stuff, including expired cosmetics that may be on your desk and could be…

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On #NationalCleanOffYourDeskDay, get rid of old stuff, including expired cosmetics that may be on your desk and could be harmful to your health.

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January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. Did you know cervical cancer is largely preventable and, if detected early, curable? The Pap test is one method of detecting cervical cancer in its early stages. Learn more:

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Replying to @FDA_Drug_Info: Happy #NationalPharmacistDay! Thank you to our FDA pharmacists and pharmacists across the nation who work tirelessly to…

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Happy #NationalPharmacistDay! Thank you to our FDA pharmacists and pharmacists across the nation who work tirelessly to keep our communities healthy.

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National Pharmacists Day is January 12 so make sure to thank yours for helping keep you healthy. They are on the front lines educating you on how to safely take medicines, like tranquilizers featured in this PSA. #FDAhistory #TuesdayThoughts

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In a new episode of the #FDAInsight podcast, @FrankYiannasFDA joins
@AnandShahFDA for a discussion on the New Era of Smarter Food Safety and how its blueprint impacts FDA’s #COVID19 response.

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Happy Hot Tea Day! Here's a fun fact: Did you know that decaf teas have less caffeine than their regular counterparts, but they still contain some caffeine? Learn more:

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Replying to @FDAanimalhealth: PET FOOD RECALL UPDATE: Midwestern Pet Foods is voluntarily expanding its recall of certain pet food products due to p…

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PET FOOD RECALL UPDATE: Midwestern Pet Foods is voluntarily expanding its recall of certain pet food products due to potentially fatal levels of aflatoxin, which can cause aflatoxin poisoning and death. For more info:

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It's National Gluten-Free Day! Ever wonder what the "gluten-free" label means on food packages? Find out here:

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Replying to @FDATobacco: 1.73 million fewer teens used any tobacco product in 2020 compared to 2019, according to the latest National Youth Tobacco…

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1.73 million fewer teens used any tobacco product in 2020 compared to 2019, according to the latest National Youth Tobacco Survey.

However, FDA remains concerned about the 24% of high school and 7% of middle school students who use tobacco products.

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Have questions about #COVID19 vaccines? @Surgeon_General & @HHSgov will be answering your questions today at 1:00 pm ET. Submit your questions using #COVID19VaccineQs!

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Find the latest available information and answers to frequently asked questions about #COVID19 on our website:

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