Social media are common places where expectant parents post digital timelines of their pregnancy.
The combination of the increasing resistance to a key antibiotic and a possible widespread increase in the number of cases of gonorrhea among African-Americans and men who have sex with other men makes it vital that people who have the highest risk to get the disease know how often that they should be screened.
Homeowners who purchase a newer high-efficiency boiler to replace an older boiler undoubtedly reap the benefits immediately via a lower home-heating bill.
Canadian researchers conducted the first long-term study over the entire careers of 3,103 men and found that perceived or real stress over at least 15 years
increased chances of cancer in five sites: bladder, colon, lung, rectum and stomach.
In February 2017, five of the nation’s leading consumer-advocacy groups sent a letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Acting Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen and FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny to outline what the groups say are 10 steps that FTC should take to protect consumer privacy and promote innovation and competition.
An open letter that was published November 2016 in Healthcare urges government regulators to step up efforts against companies that produce liquid nutritional supplements that are commonly referred to as “toddler milks” because of what the authors say is companies’ misleading and potentially harmful marketing to the parents of children who are ages 6 months and older.
A recent report by researchers at Columbia Business School shows that consumers are more likely to be careless subconsciously with their electronic devices when an upgraded
version of the device comes to the market.
If you hit a pothole at 30 mph, it can be enough to flatten your tire.
Many consumers have options to choose their energy provider. However, some providers offer lower rates as a tease, then shock you later when they increase your monthly bill.
In November 2016, Securities and Exchange Commission alerted investors to a new scam about initial public offerings (IPOs).
If you plan to take a road trip for spring break or summer vacation in 2017, you should know that the roads will be more crowded compared with 2016.
If you’re about to replace the water filter that’s in your refrigerator, you should be careful. The replacement filter might be counterfeit.
Americans are throwing away an estimated $2.1 billion per year by filling their vehicles unnecessarily with premium gasoline, according to a new report by AAA.
It isn't surprising to us that major retailers remain untrustworthy when it comes to computer repair, because we first reported at length on these practices nearly a decade ago.
In the results of a study that it published in October 2016, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that the incidence of cat-scratch disease was the highest in 16 states that are in or near the South.
Although celebrities are paid big bucks to promote products through social-media channels, you rarely see the celebrities’ posts tagged with #ad.
Health-tracking mobile apps might be dispensing more than health information to you.
Con artists are at it again, impersonating IRS agents to demand that students pay a nonexistent “Federal Student Tax.”
There’s no cure for autism spectrum disorder (ASD), but scammers are attempting to convince consumers otherwise—and the results can carry significant health risks.
Giving money to a stranger’s cause via a crowdfunding website can play into the deceptive hands of swindlers.