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Miracle Health Claims: Add a Dose of Skepticism

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Remember the first rule of thumb for evaluating health claims: If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. This brochure will help you spot false and unsubstantiated claims. It describes some typical areas where fraud flourishes and suggests how you can protect yourself.

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