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September 27, 1989 | Marc Schogol and including reports from Inquirer wire services
HEALTH FRAUDS Before you send away for that miracle-cure product, consider this. One of 10 people trying "quack remedies" suffers harmful side-effects, says the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA has compiled a list of the top 10 health frauds. In order, they are: Fraudulent arthritis products, spurious cancer clinics, bogus AIDS cures, instant weight-loss schemes, fraudulent sexual aids, baldness remedies, nutritional schemes, chelation (arterial cleaning) therapy, unproven use of muscle stimulators and needless treatments for nonexistent yeast infections.
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April 20, 1988 | Marc Schogol and including reports from Psychology Today and Parents magazines and Inquirer wire services
SEGAL'S COMPLIMENT. Protective, demanding, self-sacrificing, upward- striving mothers have gotten a bad rap, according to a psychologist, who says, "Three cheers for the 'Jewish mother.' " Julius Segal writes in Parents magazine that there is little evidence that such mothers - who obviously aren't all Jewish - "were all that bad for her kids. On the contrary, her instinct for on-the-spot responsiveness to the needs of her little ones, starting from birth, appears to have been profoundly wise.
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