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Why to consider long term care insurance
Why to consider long term care insurance Insurance May 3, 2017
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Obamacare calorie count mandate delayed until 2018 Health May 2, 2017
Chain restaurants will now have more time to comply with an Obama-era federal mandate requiring them to post calorie counts…
23andMe at-home genetic testing kit
Genetic testing at home: Is it worth the price? Health April 28, 2017
For years, the ability to identify genetic health risks for common diseases and to discover your ancestral roots was out…
3 places where dangerous dust mites are hiding in your house
3 places where dangerous dust mites are hiding in your house Health April 28, 2017
If you suffer from allergies or asthma, tiny dust mites could be making you sick! According to the Asthma and…
FDA warning: Do not give this type of cough syrup to children
FDA warning: Do not give this type of cough syrup to children Health April 25, 2017
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a new warning about the use of prescription codeine and tramadol medications…
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RECALL: Salmonella fears spur recall of jalapeno-flavored potato chips Health April 24, 2017
Like to snack on jalapeno-flavored potato chips? There's been a major recall of the hot, salty and tangy snacks — so…
Campbell's chicken soup
RECALL: Campbell’s recalls 4,000 pounds of chicken soup Health April 24, 2017
Florida residents with allergies need to check their pantry immediately: Campbell’s is recalling mislabeled cans of chicken soup that may…
Harris Teeter and Roundy's recalled frozen hash browns
WEIRD RECALL: Frozen hash browns have ‘extraneous golf ball materials’ Health April 24, 2017
This is one meal you'll be really teed off about! McCain Foods USA Inc. has recalled frozen hash brown products…
4 simple rules for healthy, budget-friendly lunches your kids will love
4 simple rules for healthy, budget-friendly lunches your kids will love Health April 21, 2017
Most parents want to provide their kids with the healthiest meals possible, but the challenge can be finding nutritious foods…
Diet sodas may be more harmful than you realize, study finds
Diet sodas may be more harmful than you realize, study finds Health April 21, 2017
Millions of people have made the switch to diet soda, sometimes after following the doctor’s orders and/or because they think the…
4 food safety mistakes you’re probably making at home
4 food safety mistakes you’re probably making at home Health April 20, 2017
When it comes to clean and safe cooking, there are a few basics you probably know: keep the raw chicken…
EpiPen recall replacement
Here’s how easy it is to get your free EpiPen replacement Health April 17, 2017
If you're a busy parent of a child with life-threatening allergies, the last thing you want to hear is that…
Study: Bed bugs becoming more resistant to pesticides
Study: Bed bugs becoming more resistant to pesticides Health April 12, 2017
If bugs make you squeamish, we've got bad news. The much-hated bed bug may be becoming more resistant to pesticides…
Nearly half of sunscreens don’t meet the SPF claim on the label
Nearly half of sunscreens don’t meet the SPF claim on the label Health April 9, 2017
The sunscreen you buy might not be protecting your skin as well as you think. The Food and Drug Administration…
10 best places to get eyeglasses
10 best places to get eyeglasses Health April 7, 2017
Consumer Reports recently took a close look at eyeglasses retailers, and Costco Wholesale has once again been named the No.…
How to know if you’re eating ‘pink slime’
How to know if you’re eating ‘pink slime’ Health April 6, 2017
Remember the "pink slime" debacle of a few years ago? It's ready to come roaring back into the spotlight thanks…
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Taking a hot bath may burn as many calories as a 30-minute walk Health April 5, 2017
If you’re trying to maintain a healthy weight, you’ve probably heard about the magic number: 10,000 steps a day --…
Time to clean your phone screen: It’s dirtier than a public toilet seat
Time to clean your phone screen: It’s dirtier than a public toilet seat Mobile & Electronics April 5, 2017
Your phone is dirty. We're talking really, really dirty. So, how dirty is it? "It's unbelievable, but the facts are…
One type of gym equipment is 362 times dirtier than a toilet seat
One type of gym equipment is 362 times dirtier than a toilet seat Diet,Fitness & Wellness April 3, 2017
Most people go to the gym to live a healthier lifestyle, but nasty germs on the equipment could make you…
EpiPen recall: Some devices may fail to activate in an emergency
EpiPen recall: Some devices may fail to activate in an emergency Health April 3, 2017
Some of Mylan’s EpiPen and EpiPen Jr Auto-Injector products are being recalled due to a dangerous potential defect, the U.S.…
Secret ‘Medicine Ball’ drink added to Starbucks menu: Here’s the recipe
Secret ‘Medicine Ball’ drink added to Starbucks menu: Here’s the recipe Health March 30, 2017
A secret Starbucks menu item became such a hit with cold sufferers that the company just recently made it part…
Vets warn dog owners about threat of leptospirosis
Vets warn dog owners about threat of potentially deadly bacteria found in water Health March 29, 2017
Cases of a potentially deadly bacteria being reported throughout the country are prompting warnings from vets to pet owners. Leptospirosis…
Do you clean these reusable grocery bags every week? Here’s why you should
Do you clean these reusable grocery bags every week? Here’s why you should Life March 23, 2017
Many of us buy reusable grocery bags because they can be better for the environment, compared to disposable plastic bags. But…
Warning: Never mix these common household cleaners
Warning: Never mix these common household cleaners Life March 23, 2017
If you’re trying to save money, brand name household cleaners are one expense that you can easily cut from your…
Follow these 5 steps to prevent a hotel bed bug attack
Follow these 5 steps to prevent a hotel bed bug attack Travel March 23, 2017
Immediately after you check in to a hotel room, what’s the first thing you do? Taking a few minutes to…
Listeria concerns prompt large recall of frozen pizzas
Listeria concerns prompt large recall of frozen pizzas Health March 17, 2017
A California company has issued a large recall of frozen pizzas, some which were sold at select Walmart locations due…
Common painkillers increase risk of heart attack by one-third, new study finds
Common painkillers increase risk of heart attack by one-third, new study finds Health March 17, 2017
Ibuprofen is one of the most common over-the-counter pain relievers used worldwide, and researchers have long warned against its risk…
Clark on health care: We need ‘clear pricing signals’ to control costs
Clark on health care: We need ‘clear pricing signals’ to control costs Insurance March 15, 2017
The current debate about health care in our country is like rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic. It's plugging…
7 ways to help your child (and maybe even you!) get a better night of sleep
7 ways to help your child (and maybe even you!) get a better night of sleep Health March 13, 2017
So here we are on the first day after Daylight Saving Time and if you're dragging a little as you…
These 10 foods and ingredients are linked to nearly half of all heart-related deaths in the U.S.
These 10 foods and ingredients are linked to nearly half of all heart-related deaths in the U.S. Health March 12, 2017
Before filling your belly with a burger, fries and milkshake today, chew on this: nearly half (45%) of all heart-related…
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