Health Care Scams Target Senior Citizens in Michigan, Indiana, Other States. Hello, senior citizens. If someone calls or visits you to say that they need your signature and/or your Social Security or Medicare number for the processing of your rebate checks under the Affordable Health Care Act, do not believe them. Do not sign anything they ask you to sign and do not give them any personal information.
Those guys (or gals) asking for your signature or personal information are nothing but scam artists.
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Is Kinoki Foot Detox a Scam? Is Kinoki foot detox an effin’ scam or does it work as claimed in its adverts? We here at Health Care Zone are all for alternative medicines and other health options but these alternative options must be proven to work.
Sadly, we can’t say that Kinoki detox footpads works as claimed, i.e., that they have the ability to drain toxins away from the body.
In fact, as far back as 2008, ABC’s 20/20 did an investigative review on Kinoki and concluded that its detox thingie is nothing but a big fat scam. The National Public Radio (NPR) did a similar study and reached the same conclusion.
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Rebalance Weight Loss Scam? Is Rebalance Weight Loss a scam or is it a legitimate weight loss program? The top dog in the Davis County Attorney’s Office believes that Rebalance Weight Loss and its owner Dr. Michael Kunzler are pulling a scam. For this reason, said office has filed several felony cases against Kunzler.
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Is HBOT or hyperbaric oxygen therapy a scam? Well, if someone is telling you that it HBOT is going to cure cancer or Alzheimer’s disease or hepatitis, then you should beware of that person because s/he is most likely a 21st century version of the snake oil salesmen you’ve watched in Western movies. On the other hand, if you are being told that HBOT can treat your acute thermal burn injury or severe anemia or gas gangrene, then you are being told the truth.
Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning to consumers who might be misled by false claims that HBOT can treat just about any health condition. Said claims have no medical basis and you should take them with a grain of salt.
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One man’s health condition is another man’s business opportunity. There may be nothing wrong with that in this age of privatized and commercialized health care. But when the “business opportunity” turns out to be a fraudulent scam to steal money from the sick or those worried about their health, government should step in and send the fraudsters and scammers to prison or to a special place in hell where they burn and freeze at the same time.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not (to our knowledge anyway) banished a fraudster to hell but it is, at least, warning consumers about unscrupulous people and companies who are trying to make a billion bucks this flu season by scamming those who are worried about catching the flu virus.
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