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U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPS)
Office of Investigation
Washington, DC 20206-2166
Check the telephone book for the number of your local postal inspector.
www.usps.com/postalinspectors/fraud/

Quackwatch, Inc.
Quackwatch, Inc, is a nonprofit corporation making information available to combat health-related frauds, myths, fads, and fallacies.
www.quackwatch.org

For more information on health and aging, contact:
National Institute on Aging Information Center
P.O. Box 8057
Gaithersburg, MD 20898-8057
1-800-222-2225
1-800-222-4225 (TTY)

To order publications (in English or Spanish) or sign up for e-mail alerts, visit www.niapublications.org .

The National Institute on Aging website is www.nia.nih.gov.

Visit NIHSeniorHealth.gov (www.nihseniorhealth.gov ), a senior-friendly website from the National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine. The simple-to-use website features popular health topics for older adults. It has large type and a "talking" function that reads the text out loud.

National Institute on Aging
U. S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
September 2002 (Reprinted August 2005)

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