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FDA CONSUMER HEALTH INFORMATION - FDA Warns: Beware of Bogus STD Products
Date:5/3/2011

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration says some companies are selling products online and at some retail outlets that falsely claim to treat, prevent, or cure STDs. Are you using these products? If so, you’re taking a big risk unless you see a healthcare provider who can prescribe an FDA-approved medication.

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