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Seniors often fall prey to fraudulent health products

The Bellingham Herald

If the product that promises to help you sleep, erase your wrinkles, and ease your arthritis pain sounds too good to be true — it probably is.

Americans spend $25 billion a year on fraudulent health products, and 60 percent of the victims are over the age of 60, says Jeanne Freeman, associate professor of community health and a certified health education specialist at Western Washington University.

Jeanne Freeman is an associate professor in the Department of Health and Human Development (formerly PEHR) at WWU.

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