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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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Health Fraud Scams


Health fraud scams refer to products that claim to prevent, treat, or cure diseases or other health conditions, but are not proven safe and effective for those uses.

Health fraud scams waste money and can lead to delays in getting proper diagnosis and treatment. They can also cause serious or even fatal injuries. 

Watch this video to learn more.


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Health Fraud, Health Scams - Hair Loss

Health fraud scams are everywhere. On TV, radio, magazines, newspapers, and the internet. Don't get fooled by bogus claims and promises of miracle cures. 

Watch this video to learn about the common scams used to fool you.