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Anita Brikman sits down with board-certified pediatrician and co-founder of Forever Freckled, Dr. Katie Friedman to discuss the rise of the healthcare social media influencer.

Sep 6, 2021

Just prior to the 4th of July holiday, the House Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, Appropriations Subcommittee released its FY 2022 Report.

Jul 7, 2021

Recent media reports have cited infectious disease experts who recommend against premedicating with over-the-counter (OTC) pain relievers, like those containing acetaminophen and ibuprofen, when getting a COVID-19 vaccine.

Feb 4, 2021

Medical and patient groups, public health experts, FDA, and others join the Consumer Healthcare Products Association in opposing the addition of acetaminophen to the Proposition 65 list.

Jan 23, 2020

FDA has determined that the currently available evidence does not support the conclusion that acetaminophen causes cancer. Accordingly, a Proposition 65 cancer warning on the labeling of products containing acetaminophen would not be scientifically accurate, and such labeling would be false or misleading.

Dec 13, 2019

We strongly urge the CIC not to “list” acetaminophen as a carcinogen due to the lack of evidence that it has been “clearly shown” to cause cancer, and due to the unnecessary confusion and fear it could cause among consumers and patients.

Nov 5, 2019

This information is submitted on behalf of CHPA in response to the September 20, 2019 OEHHA notice: Announcement of the Carcinogen Identification Committee Meeting Scheduled for December 5, 2019, Notice of Availability of Hazard Identification Materials for Acetaminophen and Notice of Public Comment Period.

Nov 4, 2019

CHPA supports and encourages continued research and promotes ongoing consumer education to help ensure safe use of OTC medicines.

Nov 1, 2019

Research shows that pain medicine users have consistently understood how to use their medicines safely and remain aware of the risks.

May 1, 2019

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