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Health Publications:

  • Choose To Lose, NCL's brand new survey conducted by Harris Interactive finds that while many Americans think they're “lighter” than they are, most are not being told by a doctor they need to lose weight.
  • Live Well With Asthma, an educational campaign that includes survey findings on American Asthma sufferers.
  • Responsible Rx provides parents with the tools necessary to discover the proper medications for their ADD/ADHD child and to better assess their diagnosis.
  • On The Loose, a publication discussing the risk of counterfeit drugs and how to better protect oneself against fraudulent medications.

Labor Publications:

  • NCL's 2007 Five Worst Teen Jobs warns youth and parents about the dangers of some summer jobs. Over one million youth have been injured on the job since the release of the NIOSH Report on Deficiencies in Federal Child Labor Protections.

Food Publications:

  • Bottled Water: What You Should Know discusses the importance of hydration and the regulation and quality of bottled water.
  • Alcohol: How It All Adds Up educates on alcohol content in certain drinks and the best way to drink responsibly.

NCL programs include:

  • LifeSmarts, an educational opportunity that develops the consumer and marketplace knowledge and skills of teenagers in a fun way and rewards them for this knowledge.
  • NCL's Fraud Center is a mission to give consumers the information they need to avoid becoming victims of telemarketing and Internet fraud, and to help them get their complaints to law enforcement agencies quickly and easily.
  • The Child Labor Coalition is an international organization committed to strengthening child labor protections both in the United States and abroad.

Notes

  1. ↑ National Consumers League Website. Retrieved August 14, 2007.
  2. ↑ A Brief Look Back on 100 Years of Advocacy Retrieved August 22, 2007.
  3. ↑ National Consumers League Website. Retrieved August 14, 2007.
  4. ↑ A Brief Look Back on 100 Years of Advocacy Retrieved August 22, 2007.
  5. ↑ Landon Storrs, Civilizing Capitalism: The National Consumers' League, Women's Activism, and Labor Standards in the New Deal Era. (University of North Carolina Press, 2000. ISBN 9780807848388).
  6. Guide to the National Consumers' League Files, 1904-1955. (Cornell University, 2002). Retrieved August 14, 2007.
  7. ↑ Storrs
  8. ↑ Ibid.

References

  • Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives. 2002. Guide to the National Consumers' League Files, 1904-1955. Cornell University. Retrieved August 20, 2007.
  • Storrs, Landon. 2000. Civilizing Capitalism: The National Consumers' League, Women's Activism, and Labor Standards in the New Deal Era. University of North Carolina Press. ISBN 9780807848388.
  • Vose, Clement. 1957. The National Consumers' League and the Brandeis Brief. Midwest Journal of Political Science. Retrieved August 20, 2007.

External links

All links retrieved November 9, 2018.

  • National Consumers League - official website.

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