The National Center for Health Research is on your side!

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is an agency of the U.S. government which informs and protects American consumers through research, policy-making, and law-enforcement. They can help you get your money back!

  • Ever been ripped off? The FTC can reimburse you for items that didn’t live up to their advertisements. Get money back for everything from supplements to weight loss products and credit card scams. Visit www.ftc.gov/refunds to find out more and see a list of recent cases resulting in refunds here: http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/cases/index.shtml.
  • Want more information on how to protect yourself as a consumer? The FTC will send you booklets, pamphlets, consumer alerts and other items for free (large or small quantities). Read up on important topics, such as health, credit and loans, and shopping for products and services here: http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/consumer.shtm (English), http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/consumer_es.shtm (Spanish)
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