5 Tips for Healthy Summer Eating

Happy family standing around a grillYou know the healthy eating basics, but you also know it's not always easy to apply them to daily life. That's okay! Focus on making small changes. Here are five smart, simple tips for healthier eating this summer. Think one of these changes will work for you? Tell me in the comments!

One Woman's Story: Advocating for Women and Girls With HIV/AIDS

Tamika WilliamsOn March 10, we observed National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day to shed light on the impact HIV/AIDS has on women and girls in the United States. Each year, our goal is to offer support and hope, reduce the stigma of HIV/AIDS, and empower women and girls to "Share Knowledge. Take Action."

Celebrating African-American Contributions to Public Health

Ed. note: This blog is cross-posted from FDAVoice. The original post date was January 14, 2014.

Jonca BullAs a medical doctor and director of FDA's Office of Minority Health, I am highly conscious of health disparities in the United States. Certain racial and ethnic populations respond differently to some medical products. FDA ensures that these differences are considered in its review of marketing applications for medical products.

Give the Gift of Life

Doctor showing a young hospital patient a model heartAs you know, February 14 was Valentine's Day. What you may not have known is that it was also National Donor Day. On National Donor Day, we remember and honor those who have donated organs, tissue, marrow, and blood, as well as encourage all Americans to give the gift of life by becoming a donor.