Health Care Fraud: FDA Issues Warnings About Fake Cancer Treatments

Cancers are some of the most frightening medical diagnoses people can receive. The FDA recently sent public letters to 14 US-based companies ordering them to stop selling so-called fake cancer treatments. With online advertising claims that these simple herbs and vitamins could prevent, diagnose, or cure various types of cancers, the companies are reportedly putting people at risk, and committing health care fraud.

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U.S. Government Says Using Neti Pot is Safe

Though it’s popularity in the U.S. is new, nasal irrigation using the Neti pot has been around for centuries, deriving from Ayurvedic/yoga medicine. A medical officer in FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health says the nose is like a “home air filter that traps debris.” We’ve seen what those look like if unchanged.

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