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Merck Withdraws Vioxx After Negative Reactions Among Patients in Study

It can contribute to serious cardiovascular events including heart attacks and strokes

Merck Withdraws Vioxx After Negative Reactions Among Patients in Study...

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BFGoodrich, Uniroyal, Liberator, Medalist, Phantom, Prospector Tire Recall

BFGoodrich Tire Recall...

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Fast Cash Loans Charged with Illegal Practices

Payday lender Fast Cash Loans faces charges that it abused its customers in Washington State

Fast Cash Loans faces charges that it abused its customers in WA State. The Washington DFI charges the lender with illegal collection procedures, lending p...

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Firm Allegedly Sold Bogus Identity Theft Protection

Firm Allegedly Sold Bogus Identity Theft Protection...

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Starbucks Raising Prices

Starbucks is raising its prices by about 11 cents per cup, effective Oct. 6

Starbucks is raising its prices by about 11 cents per cup, effective Oct. 6. The company blames the increase on the higher cost of milk, rent and health in...

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Does Sprawl Kill?

Does Sprawl Kill?...

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Ensign Group Nursing Homes on Watch List

Yearly Expose Finds Substandard Care and Repeated Patient Care Violations

Ensign Group Nursing Homes on Watch List...

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Texas Sues Online Tobacco Site

Cyco.Net Inc. agrees to ensure safeguards to protect those under 18

Texas Sues Online Tobacco Site...

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California Dentists Charged in Fraud Scheme

22 dentists accused of defrauding the Medi-Cal System

A trip to the dentist probably doesn't rank high on anyone's to-do list. Imagine if your dentist skimps on appropriate amounts of anesthesia before submitt...

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Home Buying After Bankruptcy

How a Self-Employed, Ex-Credit Addict Bought a Home

Home Buying After Bankruptcy: How a Self-Employed, Ex-Credit Addict Bought a Home. Includes advice on finding a realtor, working with your lender and under...

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Judge Bars Misleading Ab Force Claims

An administrative complaint by the FTC has been issued against Ab Force for allegedly creating misleading respondents infomercials that promised consumers ...

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Phony Cashier's Check Scammers Getting Bolder

Business must be good because the scam artists are getting bolder

"The scam artists come up with all kinds of stories about where the extra money will go and, unfortunately, some people believe them," Nixon says....

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Staples Office Chairs

Staples Office Chairs...

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Grant Scams Defraud Thousands

Scams are taking hundreds -- and in some cases, thousands -- of dollars from consumers hoping to win a government grant

Scams are taking hundreds -- and in some cases, thousands -- of dollars from consumers hoping to win a government grant or a small-business loan. ...

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AmeriDebt Gets $15 Million IRS "Gimme"

AmeriDebt is running up some big debts of its own

The Internal Revenue Service has filed a claim of $15 million against Ameridebt. A lack of qualifications puts Ameridebt at risk for losing their tax-exem...

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Kirby Sweeps Up West Virginia Credit Reports

Kirby Sweeps Up West Virginia Credit Reports...

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Medicare Site Adds Price Comparisons

Medicare Site Adds Price Comparisons...

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FDA Approves Lens Implant

Permanently corrects nearsightedness

FDA Approves Lens Implant...

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Feds Re-Open Honda Fire Probe

Most fires occurred just after the first oil change

Feds Re-Open Honda Fire Probe...

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Nursing Home Chain Settles Arkansas Charges

Nursing Home Chain Settles Arkansas Charges...

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Spitzer vs. Jos. A. Bank

Under an agreement with New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, the company will no longer characterize items as "on sale" unless the items are actually o...

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Banks Attack Tough California Privacy Law

Banks and other financial service companies are suing to invalidate a 2003 law, the California Financial Information Privacy Act, commonly known as "SB1."...

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US Airways Files for Bankruptcy

US Airways filed for bankruptcy today after talks with its labor unions broke down

US Airways Files for Bankruptcy...

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Sprint, AT&T; Denied Service Based on Credit Reports

Companies Will Pay Nearly $1.5 Million in Penalties

Sprint, AT&T Denied Service Based on Credit Reports...

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Storm Victims Can Turn to FEMA Grants, SBA Loans

Feds make $2 billion available for hurricane relief in Virginia, Florida

The Government is making $2 billion available to FEMA to help rebuild Florida properties damaged by Hurricane Charley & Frances in Florida & Tropical Depre...

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Kevin Trudeau Banned from Infomercials

Kevin Trudeau has been banned in Boston, and everywhere else in the U.S.

Trudeau is paying $500,000 in cash & transferring residential property located in Ojai, CA, and a luxury vehicle to the FTC to satisfy the $2 million monet...

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Suzuki Eiger ATVs

Suzuki Eiger ATVs...

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Iowa Busts Sweepstakes Scheme

Sets seniors up for future scams

The state of Iowa has taken action to shut down what it says is a bogus sweepstakes operation that deceives elderly residents into thinking they had won a ...

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Check Home Heating Contracts Carefully

Be wary before contracting for home heating services

Check Home Heating Contracts Carefully...

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FDA Proposes Hospital Bed Entrapment Rules

The Food and Drug Administration has published draft guidance for hospital bed manufacturers designed to reduce the occurrence of patient entrapment....

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