Daily Archives: January 24, 2014

Weight-loss firms fined for deceptive claims

The Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on companies making “deceptive” claims about weight-loss products. The companies have been making claims that consumers could shed their weight just by taking food supplements or by using skin creams.

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Puzzled by Pedometers

A listener asked, “Is a pedometer a good investment or just another gadget that wastes money?”

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