Closer Look Wrap Up: 9/26/13
Today on Closer Look we explained how you can be part of one of the biggest cancer studies. If you are between the ages of 30 and 65 and have never had cancer you can participate. This study will look at environmental and lifestyle changes that contribute to cancer. You can call 683-6374 to reserve your spot.
A new scam is targeting those changing their address. The BBB warns about a website called change-my-address.com. People have complained to the BBB that their addresses do not get updated and the company does not refund their 19.95 payment. Tyler Patton with the BBB tells consumers to do your research. He said your safest bet is going in person to the post office and changing your address for free or doing it online for a dollar at usps.com
Electronic cigarettes are on the rise and the FDA is looking at possible regulations. We sat down with an expert to talk about the dangers of the cigarettes. Renato Galindo a respiratory therapist with Medical Center Hospital said since there are currently no regulations on e-cigarettes, companies can put whatever they want in the e-cigarettes. He also explained teens are drawn to the cigarettes because they are marketed to have a taste like fruit candy.