Big pHat lies? Can you trust the health supplement industry?

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Big pHat lies? Can you trust the health supplement industry?

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Despite the strides made in legislation protecting consumers against bogus herbal miracle cures and other quackery, one can still find any number of products claiming to treat life-threatening illnesses.

Freely available online and lining the shelves of big-name pharmaceutical retailers, some of these health brands claim their products cure diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. What irks Dr Harris Steinman, a long-time public opponent of health supplement scams, is that this industry is only getting bigger, and the actions of its operators more nefarious. Steinman, who edits quackery debunking website CAMCheck, raised the alarm on a brand that has repeatedly found itself on his website, its supplements supposedly being the key to warding off such ailments as arthritis. Supplement brand Immunadue has bumped heads with the Advertising Standards...



 


 

 

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