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Expat Files – 04.23.17

#1- There are many Latin legal issues that differ from what we are used to in the states. They differ mostly because the US follows British common law and Latins follow Napoleonic law. At my July “Expat Insider” seminar a trusted Latin lawyer will cover these topics and much more. He will be with our group every day to answer …

Kate Cox – These Toys Don’t Just Listen To Your Kid; They Send What They Hear To A Defense Contractor

Kids say a lot of random, unsolicited, or just plain personal things to their toys while playing. When that toy is stuffed with just fluff and beans, it doesn’t matter what the kid says: their toy is a safe sounding board. When their playtime companion is an internet-connected recording device that ships off audio files to a remote server without …

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FTC Decides to Destroy Homeopathy

The FDA is no doubt pulling the strings on this. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued a policy statement explaining that the agency will hold efficacy and safety claims for over-the-counter (OTC) homeopathic drugs to the same standard as claims for other OTC drugs. This means homeopathic OTC products will need to back up claims with “competent and reliable …

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Alice Salles – We Finally Know Why Americans Spend More On Prescription Drugs Than Other Nations

Last week, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Edith Ramirez, chair of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), requesting that the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the FTC look into some makers of prescription drugs and how they price insulin. Sanders and Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) wrote that though the original insulin patent expired …

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Survey examines Americans’ use of and satisfaction with homeopathic medicines

A new survey finds that homeopathic medicines are primarily used by a small segment of the U.S. population for common, self-limited conditions such as the common cold or back pain. The report published in the American Journal of Public Health also finds that homeopathy users, particularly those who also report visiting homeopathic practitioners, find the use of these products helpful and that …

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Cracking Down on Abusive Debt Collectors

Have you ever picked up your phone to find an aggressive voice on the other end demanding payments on a debt you know nothing about? You’re far from alone. Once you’re in the sights of a debt collector, the impact on your life can be devastating: Your wages can be garnished and your credit ruined. You might lose your driver’s …

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David Dayen – Why Are Drug Monopolies Running Amok?

One of the biggest policy debates in America today concerns the unparalleled rise in prescription drug costs. Enormous pharmaceutical industry profit margins; tales of companies like Turing, Valeant, and Gilead Sciences jacking up the price of life-saving medicines; and a spate of industry mergers (the latest being a $150 billion deal between Pfizer and Allergan, designed mostly to lower their …

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The Natural Nurse And Dr. Z – 11.17.15

Ellen Kamhi PhD, RN, www.naturalnurse.com interviews Dr. Laurie Nadel. Dr. Nadel specializes in helping people who are struggling with fears that prevent them from moving forward. Dr. Nadel’s practice is focused on providing support, insight, and effective interventions that give the patient strategies and tools to overcome those fears relatively quickly, so that they can be replaced by calm, confidence, and a sense of well-being. Her mission is to offer short-term, goal-oriented, patient-focused therapy with personal attention and quality care. For those who have tried traditional psychotherapy, Dr. Nadel offers a new, caring approach to resolving internal conflicts and issues that have not responded well to previous treatments. A specialist in the physiology of non-verbal communication, Dr. Nadel knows how to sit with the patient’s Unconscious (or subconscious) mind in a reassuring way to create a profound rapport that facilitates the unburdening process. In private practice since 1991, she works collaboratively with psychiatrists, M.D.’s, and psychologists to create a supportive team for each patient. . Dr. Nadel has been an expert witness in a PTSD case in the U.S. Disctrict Court for the Southern District of New York.
On this show Dr. Laurie will introduce people to MindBodyNetwork.com, a web address you want to have in your Favorites for information, books, courses and updates on holistic wellness. Contact: www.laurienadel.com
email: drnadel@laurienadel.com (click on contact link on website)
Tel: 212.560.2333

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Four Cancer Charities Face Fraud Charges of scamming $187 million – DAN MCCUE

The Federal Trade Commission and all 50 states on Tuesday accused four cancer charities of scamming donors out of $187 million that the operators then spent on gym memberships, dating website subscriptions, jet ski outings, and other personal expenses. In a complaint field in the Phoenix. Arizona Federal Court, the plaintiffs say the charities — the Cancer Fund of America, …