Health and medical scams


So you'd like to get rid of a few wrinkles and maybe firm up some not-so-firm places. Luckily you've found a miracle cream. Or … is it a health scam? How can you tell? Believe it or not, you have the power to spot scammers.

Medical or health scams look just like sponsored posts on social media or pop-up ads on websites. These scammers offer breakthrough products and services that promise miracle cures or quick-fix weight loss. They pretend to have celebrity endorsements and testimonials claiming dramatic results.

Don't trust their claims or commit to large payments or contracts. There are no magic pills, patches or creams. Instead get the facts from a healthcare professional. Why? Because knowledge is your super power. And with knowledge, you can protect your health ... and beat the scammers at their own game.

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