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Scams of elders are common during the holidays, when companies prey on people’s loneliness and longing to help their families. Andrey_Popov/Shutterstock.com

Why the holidays are a prime time for elder abuse, and what you can do to thwart it

People often associate the holidays with children, leaving older adults out of mind, but there's reason to pay attention to them at this time of year. They are a prime target for financial scammers.
Generic drugs can be a great way to save money, but a recent study shows there are risks involved. HQuality/Shutterstock.com

Why your generic drugs may not be safe and the FDA may be too lax

As drug prices soar, consumers look for cheaper generics. A recent study showed safety issues in some generics made abroad, however, suggesting that the FDA's honor system may not be enough to ensure safety.

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