The Federal Trade Commission is alerting consumers on "How to Spot and Avoid Common Health Scams."
Excerpt from the Federal Trade Commission article "How to Spot and Avoid Common Health Scams."
As a caregiver for a family member with special health needs, you know that shopping, making meals, or just regularly spending time with someone who can’t get out much can profoundly improve their quality of life.
But being a caregiver is stressful, and scammers know that, too. In fact, dishonest companies will say almost anything to get you to buy their product or service. So, as part of National Family Caregiver’s month, here are steps to take before you buy any health product or service — for yourself or someone else.