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Consumer
Is anyone who uses a product or a service.
[word defenition]
Consumer Health
is concerned with helping you select products and services wisley.
[word defenition]
Unit price
1.)tells how much different sizes of the same product cost per unit.
2. determined by diving the price of the item by its weight,volume or count.
[defenition,how it is found]
advertising
is the way by which a manufacturer gains your attention for its product.
[defenition]
testimonal
is a person's enthusiastic recommendation of a product.[if you were influenced to buy it]
defenition
quack
dishonest promoter of useless medicinal products or treatments.
[def.]
quackery
the act of dishonestly promoting useless medicinal products
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placebo
substance that has no medical value, but given for its pyschological effect.
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BBB
(Better Business Bureau)
nonprofit organization. provide general information on products and services, reliability reports, background information on local businesses and organizations etc.
2.also settles consumer complaints against local businesses
[def]
small-claims court
deals with claims that range from 100$ to 3,00 with an average being around 500$.
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advocate
someone who speaks out for a position
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recall
occurs when a product that has already on the market has been considered unsafe to use and the CPSC has instructed the manufacturer to take the product off the shelvs.

(EX: FireStone tires and explorers)
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FDA
(Food and Drug Administration)
ensures that all food and food additives (other than meat and poultry)are safe, pure,wholsome and correctly and honestly labled.
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FTC
(federal trade commission)
prevents unfair,false or deceptive advertising of consumer products and services.
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