miércoles, 18 de mayo de 2016

Finish the Semester Strong With These FDA Resources

Office of Women's Health, FDA
May 2016

The end of the semester is filled with finals, graduations and students packing to go home. Use the resources on FDA’s College Women’s webpage and in this newsletter to help you keep up with important health topics during this busy time.

Thinking About Trying Black Henna? Watch Out!

During summer vacation and festivals, temporary tattoos may seem like harmless fun. However, these “temporary” tattoos can cause permanent harm! Use these resources to keep students safe.

Join FDA's New Campaign to Encourage LGBT Students to Live Tobacco Free

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) young adults are nearly twice as likely to use tobacco as other young adults. FDA launched a new public education campaign called, “This Free Life” to prevent and reduce tobacco use among LGBT young adults who use tobacco occasionally.

Get the Facts on FDA's New Authorities Over All Tobacco Products Including E-Cigarettes, Cigars, and Hookah

Tobacco use is a significant public health threat to college students. While there has been a significant decline in the use of traditional cigarettes among youth over the past decade, their use of other tobacco products continues to climb. FDA finalized a rule extending its authority to all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco, and pipe tobacco, among others.

Meet us at the American College Health Association 2016 Annual Meeting!

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Office of Women’s Health (OWH) exhibits and presents at conferences across the country to increase awareness of FDA's women’s health resources. Visit the OWH exhibit booth at this year’s American College Health Association annual meeting, May 31-June 4, 2016 in San Francisco, CA.
Visit us at booth #205 for resources to keep your campus healthy

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