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Buyer, Be Aware

If it sounds too good to be true, the old saying goes, it probably is. Here are some tips from the Food and Drug Administration on how to recognize quackery in health products. Watch out for products that:

  • Promise immediate, effortless results

  • Use words and phrases that include "breakthrough," "miracle" and "secret remedy"

  • Promise to work against a wide variety of illnesses or medical problems