Sept. 2, 2015—With Apple’s expected announcement of updated iPhone models next week, two manufacturers sought to steal a little thunder from the company.
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Sept. 2, 2015—Food and Drug Administration approved a treatment to prevent delayed-phase chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.
Sept. 2, 2015—Sleeping Partners recalled Tadpoles Baby and Kids Moses baskets and stands, because the basket fails to meet the hand-held infant-carrier standard and the stand fails to meet the bassinet/cradle standard. The basket can slide off an inclined surface and the stand can tip, which pose an injury hazard to infants.
Sept. 1, 2015—If you ever had a hankering for a night-time Egg McMuffin, you only have to wait until next month to have one.
Sept. 1, 2015—It’s easy to see the changes that Google made to the third-generation Nest smart thermostat.
Sept. 1, 2015—MiWorld Accessories recalled its USB charger for the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5S, because the product can overheat while in use, which poses a fire hazard.
Eighties musical act Rockwell sang, “I always feel like somebody’s watching me.” Well, if a report by SITA, which is an aerospace IT and communications company, is to be believed, Rockwell’s suspicion soon might be valid, at least in airports.
During the financial crisis, Kabir Sehgal saw coworkers at JPMorgan Chase who had wrapped their lives up in their Wall Street careers become despondent as they lost their jobs.
Beverage Digest estimates that U.S. soda sales rose 1.4 percent to $77.4 billion in 2014, and the upward trend likely will continue for the next few years, says John Sicher, who is the trade publication’s editor and publisher.
Charter schools are publicly funded but independently operated and claim to provide a better education than do conventional public schools that operate with less autonomy.
If you’re considering a genetic test to determine a course of treatment for cancer, don’t believe everything that you read on the Internet.
The move to so-called chip cards is expected to begin in earnest in October 2015.
In recent months, Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families, which advocates for the elimination of toxic chemicals from consumer products, praised retailers Lowe’s and The Home Depot for their decision to stop the sale of flooring that contains phthalates.
Consumer advocates are calling on Congress to pass legislation that would direct Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to establish safety standards for single-use gel laundry detergent pods.
In November 2014, Consumers Digest reported that the recommendation for women to get annual mammograms had come under fire, because the practice often results in overdiagnosis, which can cause women to begin treatment regimens that carry medical, emotional and financial risks.
In March 2014, we reported on mobile applications that purport to keep people from texting while driving, but two experts whom we consulted believed that the apps weren’t ready for primetime.
September and October traditionally are difficult for investors.
All-terrain vehicle (ATV) advocacy groups don’t believe that riding such vehicles on paved or unpaved roads is as dangerous as a July 2015 study claims.
Regular readers of Consumers Digest know that vitamin-makers often overstate the frequency that a person’s diet should be supplemented with vitamins.
Sally Greenberg, who is the executive director of National Consumers League, says the E-Warranty Act of 2015, which allows manufacturers to post product warranties online rather than provide paper copies to consumers, is a bad idea.
Proposed energy standards for gas and electric wall ovens will save consumers money in natural gas and electricity consumption, respectively, according to Department of Energy.
Planning a trip across international borders? Think twice before you head someplace to change your U.S. dollars to the local currency.
A number of light-therapy boxes that have blue or full-spectrum light have hit the market for the treatment of seasonal affective disorder (SAD). One expert tells Consumers Digest that those boxes aren’t as effective as models that emit white light.
A recent Supreme Court decision should result in a boost to your employer-operated 401(k) retirement-savings plan, experts say.
Fair Isaac (FICO) is testing a system that rates consumers who have no credit. The system will score people based on their payment of such items as utility, cellphone and cable bills.