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  • Consulting with a Health-care Provider When Using Supplements

    • 2 years ago

    Why consumers should notify their health care provider when using supplements.

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  • How Dietary Supplements Are Classified

    • 2 years ago

    Details on what types of products are considered dietary supplements.

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  • What to Do When Purchasing Dietary Supplements

    • 2 years ago

    What to look for when purchasing supplements.

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  • Understanding consumer confidence reports (CCRs)

    • 2 years ago

    Tips on how to read and interpret annual water quality reports.

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  • Is It Time to Change Your Filter?

    • 2 years ago

    The importance of changing water filters on a regular basis.  

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  • Making Swim Areas Safer

    • 2 years ago

    New options to help make home pools and spas safer.

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  • Country of Origin (COOL) Labeling

    • 2 years ago

    Details on the requirements for labeling imported foods.

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  • Safer Kitchen Tips

    • 2 years ago

    Tips on replacing kitchen surfaces and appliances.

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  • Shopping Safer

    • 2 years ago

    Tips to shop for food more safely.

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  • Handling Produce Safely

    • 2 years ago

    Tips for selecting and handling produce safely.

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  • Defrosting Foods Safely

    • 2 years ago

    Safe methods for defrosting foods.

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  • Use of Supplements by Student Athletes

    • 2 years ago

    Special concerns for high school athletes looking to use supplements.

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  • Regulation of Supplements

    • 2 years ago

    How dietary supplements are regulated differently from prescription and over-the-counter drugs.

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  • Dietary Supplement ingredient Labeling Guidelines

    • 2 years ago

    Details on what ingredient information needs to appear on supplement labels.

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  • Storing Bottled Water Safely

    • 2 years ago

    Tips on the best way to store bottled water.

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