Sites listed here relate to quackery and fraudulent treatment methods or health care products/services.
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"Operation Cure-all" Targets Internet Health Fraud
FTC law enforcement and consumer education campaign focuses on stopping the quacks.
Nearly 100 listings.
How to Spot Health Fraud
The FDA Backgrounder lists the most common kinds of health fraud. Provides advice on how to spot a quack and where to file a complaint.
Handbook of Texas entry on the history of quackery including definition and overview.
National Council Against Health Fraud, Inc.
The NCAHF is a USA voluntary health agency that focuses its attention upon health fraud, misinformation and quackery as public health problems.
Critical reviews, specially of alternative medicine. Provides resources and links on quackery, alternative medicine and health fraud.
Quackery - Wikipedia
Overview of current and historical aspects of fraudulent health care.
Covers unproven and scientifically questionable claims of alternative health therapies, vitamin peddlers, and other health frauds.
The Scientific Review of Mental Health Practice
Peer-reviewed journal devoted exclusively to distinguishing scientifically-supported claims from scientifically-unsupported claims in clinical psychology, psychiatry, social work, and allied disciplines.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Easy-to-read FDA publication about phony medicines and unproven treatments.