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Dangers of Counterfeit Products

From the Show: HER
Summary: What is being done to prevent counterfeit products from infiltrating the market?
Air Date: 11/19/15
Duration: 10
Host: Michelle King Robson and Pam Peeke, MD
Guest Bio: Robert Singer, MD
DR SINGERDr. Robert Singer has been engaged in private practice in La Jolla, San Diego since 1976, and is now an internationally recognized plastic surgeon.

Throughout his career, Dr. Singer has authored many scientific publications on various aspects of reconstructive and aesthetic plastic surgery as well as cosmetic medicine, safety, and practice management.

Dr. Singer is frequently invited to speak to distinguished plastic surgeon and executive groups in the United States, Europe, Asia, Central and South America.

He has been a resource for plastic surgical information to the international and national media, the Medical Board of California, and the Congress of the United States.
Dangers of Counterfeit Products
When you're in need of medicine, you might be desperate to get your hands on anything that can help.

However, watching out for counterfeit medical products is crucial when seeking proper care.

Counterfeit medical products and medicines include drugs and products that are manufactured below standards of safety, efficacy, and quality.

These products can cause some serious health issues, including death. According to World Medical Association, experts report that 10 percent of medicines around the world could be counterfeit.

Is there any oversight to the development and distribution of these products? What is being done to prevent counterfeit products from infiltrating the market?

Listen in as Robert Singer, MD, shares everything you need to know about counterfeit products and how they can damage your health.

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