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Does the Acai Berry Diet Work?

Numerous wondrous properties have been assessed to the mysterious, exotic acai berry, one of the more compelling being that it functions as a diet aid. Named by the Better Business Bureau as one of the “Top 10 Scams and Rip Offs of 2009,” an acai berry diet — whether you drink the juice or take the supplements — won’t result in weight loss.

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Side Effects of Herbal Breast Enhancement Pills

Thanks to author Judy Blume and her coming-of-age book, “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret,” many teen girls grew up chanting, “We must, we must, we must increase our bust!” Women with big chests are often the envy of those stuck in an A-cup. In frustration, small-breasted sisters will go to great lengths for a well-endowed chest, including herbal breast enhancement pills. Unfortunately, these pills can have adverse side effects that might not be worth the bigger bra.

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How to Locate a Child Who Was Adopted

If you put a child up for adoption and now want to locate that child, you are not alone. The trend for birth parents seeking their now-adult children is on the rise, ever since 2004, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Adoption laws protect the privacy of minor children in every state. But, once the adopted child becomes an adult, you can conduct a search.

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Diet Pill Recalls

The FDA routinely issues press releases announcing the recall of various weight loss supplements. In December 2010, the Authentic Formula Fruta Planta, an herbal weight loss supplement, was pulled from the market because it contained a controlled substance called sibutramine. However, this diet pill recall is one of only many issued by the FDA. You can’t really know what your diet pills contain because the majority of these are classified as dietary supplements — not drugs.

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What Is Ovulex?

If you’ve been trying to conceive without success, it’s natural to start to look for solutions to your problems. At times, even doctors may not be able to tell you why you haven’t been able to conceive yet. Ovulex is an herbal blend that, according to its manufacturer, strengthens your reproductive system to help you get pregnant. However, according to experts, there have been no clinical trials to prove its effectiveness.