counterfeit drugs

How Safe Are the Drugs in Your Medicine Cabinet?

Do you want your new prescription drugs to be made under last century's oversight? Like it or not, that's likely what you're getting -- or worse -- because increasingly, Americans' medicines are made overseas in place where the oversight isn't up to U.S. standards.

Cheap Knockoffs Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

We all know that buying a fake Fendi is "bad" to the degree that selling such goods is illegal, and they hurt the companies whose good are being copied, and the economy overall. But it turns out that knockoffs are problematic in many other ways as well: Buying them can put your health and your money at risk.

The 10 Most Counterfeited Products Sold in America

Americans' zest for a bargain has an economic downside: It creates a giant opportunity for the scads of shady operators -- especially from China -- that specialize in pumping out counterfeit versions of the real thing. From footwear to toys, here are the 10 most counterfeited goods in the U.S.

How to Protect Yourself From Counterfeit Drugs Online

Even if the fake drug you buy online doesn't kill or even hurt you, the transaction itself can reveal your financial and medical information to questionable (at best) characters. Protecting yourself starts with understanding the dangers. Plus: Here are some helpful tips.