Patient Safety EducationInfo Center
Avoiding Bacteria in Lakes, Rivers and Oceans
Labor Day is just around the corner, and the summer heat is showing no signs of letting up. It's a tempting time to go swimming, but cool off from the heat responsibly.
Some EpiPen Expiration Dates Extended
Here's what you need to know about what's being done to address the ongoing EpiPen shortage.
How to Handle Bites and Stings
Summer means spending time at the beach, playing outside and having other outdoor adventures. It also means lots of opportunities for bites and stings from bugs and wildlife.
Flood Safety Tips
Do you live in a flood hazard area? If so, it's time to prepare for the worst and learn what to do in case of a flooding event.
What to Do About Wildfires
Although wildfires are possible any time of year, the heat and droughts of summer increase the odds. Now is the perfect time to learn how to stay safe.
Birth Control Device to Be Discontinued
By the end of this year, Essure, a permanent birth control device approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2002, will no longer be produced and sold in the United States.
Don’t Let Oysters Ruin Your Summer
You might be tempted to spend your summer vacation days enjoying fresh seafood at beachside restaurants. But recent outbreaks of bacteria known as Vibrio may make you reconsider that temptation.
Preparing for a Tropical Storm
Tropical storm and hurricane season is already here, but it's not too late to make sure you and your family are prepared.
Illegal Online Pharmacies: Are You at Risk?
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about nine online networks that are illegally marketing opioids.
Highly Concentrated Caffeine Products a No-Go
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken steps against companies selling highly concentrated caffeine products.