FDA Consumer Health Information: Health Fraud Awareness Video

Dec 22, 2009, 15:49 ET from U.S. Food and Drug Administration

SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FDA urges consumers to be on guard against fraudulent products claiming to treat, prevent, or cure a wide variety of medical conditions, including the H1N1 flu virus. In this Consumer Update video, FDA health fraud expert Gary Coody demonstrates fraudulent products removed from the market, and provides advice on how to spot and avoid health fraud.

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