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Unformatted text preview: Do not share your grooming aids with others. Don't get saliva on your grooming aids. Replace cosmetics every 3 to 6 months. Concepts that we should teach students relating to consumer health • Health products and services should be used only when needed. • Not all products and services are worthwhile or necessary. • Advertising seeks to persuade rather than to inform. • Many advertising claims are misleading or inflated. • Labels on all health care products should be read carefully and the directions should be followed closely. • There are many ways to spot quack products and services (e.g. "miracle cure"). • Many government and private agencies work to protect consumers. • The best way to make wise decisions is to become informed about the facts regarding products and services. • Making wise consumer decisions is ultimately a personal responsibility....
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2008 for the course KINES 126 taught by Professor Maney during the Spring '99 term at Penn State.
- Spring '99