National Council Against Health Fraud

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National Council Against Health Fraud

A private non-profit, voluntary organisation founded in 1977 that focuses upon health misinformation, fraud and quackery as public health problems, providing a balanced view of alternative medicine therapies that do or do not work.

National Council Against Health Fraud

An anti-quackery group. See Health fraud, Quackery.
Natl Council Against Health Fraud–mission
Conduct studies on the claims made for health care products and services
Educate the public, professionals, legislators, business people, organizations, and agencies about untruths and deceptions
Provide a communication center for individuals and organizations concerned about health misinformation, fraud, and quackery
Support sound consumer health laws and oppose legislation that undermines consumer rights
Encourage legal actions against law violators  
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