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Oct. 31, 2014—What’s unique is that the device can be paired with smartphones that use the Apple iOS, Google Android or Windows Mobile operating systems. Other fitness trackers typically work with at least one but not all of the three operating systems.
Oct. 31, 2014—Federal Trade Commission charged Gerber Products with deceptively advertising the allergy-preventing capabilities of one of its infant formulas.
Oct. 30, 2014—Wait: Milk does a body . . . bad? Well, not necessarily.
Oct. 30, 2014—BMW unveiled the second generation of its X5 and X6 compact SUVs and equipped both lines with a more powerful engine and a more versatile powertrain than their predecessors had.
Ride-sharing services claim to be more convenient than taxis are, but issues remain.
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The possible connection between cellphone-radiation emissions and health risks is worrisome—and seemingly ignored.
- Car Smart
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- Consumer Alert
- Electricity prices to ebb and flow • Airplane crowding is on the rise • ‘Just cancel my service, darn it!’ • Debt scammers target students • See All
- Healthy Living
- Champion triathlete: Make training a family affair • Fat shaming leads to weight gain • More access to health insurance • Frequent fliers face higher melanoma risk • See All
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- What's New
- GE range oven tries out new drawer design • New toilet uses sensors to troubleshoot • Fewer small tablet computers • Dyson’s first robotic floor cleaner • See All
- Your Money
- Young actor learned difficult investing lesson • Measures to avoid elder exploitation • Lending a hand with student credit history • Tapping into cybersecurity • See All
Oct. 30, 2014—Waterway Plastics recalled its Designer Pro Series suction cover for spa drains, because the cover can disengage from the spa wall, which poses an entrapment hazard to consumers.
Oct. 30, 2014—Chrysler Group recalled 2010–2014 Ram 2500 and Ram 3500 vehicles that are equipped with a 6.7-liter Cummins diesel engine.
Oct. 29, 2014—Meijer recalled Signature Design’s Halloween Projector Flashlight, because the product can overheat and melt its plastic handle, which poses a burn risk to the user.
Oct. 29, 2014—Chrysler Group recalled 2014 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles that were manufactured from Oct. 3, 2013, through April 11, 2014.
“3D Mammography ‘significantly increases breast cancer detection.’”
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