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Behind the Headlines

Behind the Headlines is your guide to the science behind health stories in the news.

It is one of several features of the PubMed Health site where you can sign up for their blog, follow them on Twitter, or subscribe to RSS feeds to learn more about research results and how they might apply to you.   


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Independent critiques of health related news stories to help you sort out news you can trust - or not!


Consumer Protection

Health Insurance Scam Warning
"The consumer protection division of the [NC] attorney general’s office said it is watching for scams to emerge.' Scammers are very good at taking the latest hot topic and turning it into a chance to rip you off, and we expect to see this with health-care reform,'  Attorney General Roy Cooper said. “Keep up your guard and don’t let the scammers keep you from getting access to quality health insurance.”

Top Ten Consumer Tips
Tips from the North Carolina Attorney General's Division of Consumer Health

If you’ve been tricked or scammed, we want to help.

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Encouraging consumers nationwide to make better-informed decisions with a wealth of tips and information on a variety of topics including health.


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