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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According to Glenn Kessler, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, HCD Research, the partnership enables HCD Research to align itself with a well-respected academic institution to conduct studies in areas that are outside of their expertise.
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Scientists and students from around the world will use the radar to conduct studies of the rapidly changing upper atmosphere and to observe space weather events, which can damage and interrupt satellite and electronic communications and even knock out power grids.
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Also it allows you to conduct studies for many different and smaller specialty groups.
Under the terms of the agreement, Bristol-Myers Squibb will provide clinical samples and data to Celera Diagnostics, which will conduct studies to correlate genetic variability with cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
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Under this arrangement, the companies will conduct studies from time to time in a wide variety of possible applications.