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NY Sues Alleged Spyware Distributor

NY Sues Alleged Spyware Distributor...

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Consumer Drug Ads May Influence Doctors' Rx Decisions

Doctors tend to give patients what they ask for

Consumer Drug Ads May Influence Doctors' Rx Decisions...

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Pennsylvania Charges Home Improvement Fraud

Took the money but did no work

The lawsuit claims that the defendant engaged in an illegal telemarketing campaign by contacting consumers without first purchasing the state's "no call" l...

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MBNA Turns Up the Heat

Credit Card Giant Raises Rates, Plays Hardball with Clients

MBNA Turns Up the Heat...

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U.S. Automakers Lag in Hybrid Sales

Although hybrid vehicle sales are off and running, American manufacturers are being left at the starting line

U.S. Automakers Lag in Hybrid Sales...

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AIG Faces Workers' Comp Audit

The New York Insurance Department will appoint a consultant to audit years of alleged improper booking of workers' compensation premiums at American Intern...

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Processed Meat Linked to Pancreatic Cancer

A new study finds that heavy consumption of hot dogs, sausages and luncheon meats may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer

A diet rich in pork and red meat also increased pancreatic cancer risk by about 50 percent, compared to the diets of those who ate less meat....

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Graco Toddler Beds

Graco Toddler Beds...

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Report Finds No Link Between Doctors' Premiums and Malpractice Suits

Report Finds No Link Between Doctors' Premiums and Malpractice Suits...

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North Dakota Limits Use of Black Boxes By Insurers

North Dakota Limits Use of Black Boxes By Insurers...

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Your Next Car: Made in China?

Will Chrysler soon carry the "Made in China" label?

Will Chrysler soon carry the "Made in China" label? The world's fifth-biggest carmaker is trying to work out an agreement to build cars in China and export...

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Ameritrade Loses 200,000 Client Files

Ameritrade Loses 200,000 Client Files...

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Verizon Will Offer Stand-Alone DSL Service

Verizon says it will phase in a policy of allowing customers to buy stand-alone high-speed Internet service

Verizon Will Offer Stand-Alone DSL Service...

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New York Eyes Identity Theft Prevention

New York Eyes Identity Theft Prevention...

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Don Pedro's Sausage

Don Pedro's Sausage...

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Maytag Settles Neptune Washer Lawsuit

Maytag Settles Class Action Law Suit

Maytag has settled a consumer class action suit alleging odor, mold and mildew problems withMaytag Neptune Washers. More than two million consumers are......

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Parents: Be Wary of Supposed Model Searches

An "open call" for young models and actors is on its way to upstate cities in New York, but this so-called "free evaluation" is only a prelude to the actua...

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Health Discount Card Plan Makes Fraudulent Claims, Illinois Charges

Health Discount Card Plan Makes Fraudulent Claims, Illinois Charges...

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Feds Charge Tax Scam Targets Military Personnel

Feds Charge Tax Scam Targets Military Personnel...

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The Importance of Warming Up

The older you get the more important it is

Warming up slowly increases your body temperature, which increases the flexibility of muscles, ligaments, tendons and cartilage and leads to fewer strains,...

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Former USDA Inspector Questions Mad Cow Testing

The government covered up mad cow disease, inspector says

Former USDA Inspector Questions Mad Cow Testing...

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Penicillin Allergy Widespread

Penicillin is the number one drug allergy in the world

Penicillin Allergy Widespread | Dr. Henry Fishman on Health and Medicine...

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Allergy Myths

There are lots of myths out there. Here are a few of the most common

Allergy Myths | Dr. Henry Fishman on Health and Medicine...

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Honda FourTrax ATV

Honda FourTrax ATV...

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Previous Data Thefts Unreported

ChoicePoint, LexisNexis Didn't Notify Consumers About Earlier Breeches

ChoicePoint, LexisNexis Didn't Notify Consumers About Earlier Breeches...

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Virginia Sentences Spammer to 9 Years

Defendant Free on Bond Pending Appeal of Nation's Harshest Anti-Spam Law

Virginia Sentences Spammer to 9 Years...

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Ionizing Air Cleaners Can Cause Problems

Some can create hazardous ozone levels

All 5 ionizers failed the industry standard sealed-room test for ozone levels replicated for this report by producing more than 50 parts per billion of ozo...

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Cell Phone Charity A Scam, Oklahoma Charges

Even the most charitable-sounding appeal can turn out to be a wrong number

In Oklahoma, a charity operation collecting used cell phones for battered women has been charged with fraud, with authorities charging it duped thousands o...

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FDA Opens Breast Implant Review

Silicone breast implant safety being debated once again

FDA Opens Breast Implant Review...

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Cell Phone Users Interrupt Sex for Phone Calls

Fourteen percent of the world's cell phone users report that they have stopped in the middle of a sex act to answer a ringing wireless device

Fourteen percent of the world's cell phone users report that they have stopped in the middle of a sex act to answer a ringing wireless device, Ad Age repor...

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What's Inside MySpace.com?

Murdoch's Latest Media Marvel May Be His Biggest Yet

Hey, let’s walk the grounds of memory lane a little bit. If you remember, before there was something called Facebook there was something called Myspace....

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Verizon Completes MCI Purchase

Verizon has completed its $8.5 billion purchase of disgraced long-distance carrier MCI, paying much more than it initially intended, thanks to rival Qwest'...

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Eli Lily Fined $36 Million Over Evista Promotion

At issue is Lillys marketing of Evista, which was approved by the FDA for prevention and treatment of osteoporosis

The FDA charges that Evista sales were so disappointing its first year on the market, Lilly starting promoting the drug for unapproved uses -- which is ill...

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Watch That Peanut Butter!

One of the most lethal allergens is that preschool staple, peanut butter. This seemingly innocuous substance is positively lethal to those who are allergic...

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Cavalier Telephone Buys Talk America

Cavalier one of the few surviving "new entrants" in the local and long-distance business

The combined company will serve more than 550,000 residential customers and 85,000 business customers and will have more than 2,000 staffers....

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Capital One Harms Credit Scores by Withholding Data, Suits Charge

The company should fully report on its client, the suit alleges

Capital One Harms Credit Scores by Withholding Data, Suits Charge...

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Texas Sues Sony for Violating Spyware Law

Texas Sues Sony for Violating Spyware Law...

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Title Insurance Fraud on the Upswing

At least ten states are investigating alleged title insurance fraud

At least ten states are investigating alleged title insurance fraud. Investigations involve not only a number of America's top title insurance companies bu...

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Lawn Mower Injuries Increase Nationwide

Injuries from Lawn Mowing Increase Nationwide...

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The Search for a Trustworthy Mechanic

The Search for a Trustworthy Mechanic

Looking for a mechanic when your car is already in trouble is much like trying to find a doctor when you're sick - you want someone you can trust before an...

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Income Tax Filing Extensions Free and Easy

Income Tax Filing Extensions Free and Easy...

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Experts: Skip The Cough Medicine

Guidelines released by the American College of Chest Physicians earlier this year indicate that many of the "active" ingredients in cough remedies may be i...

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Ohio Launches Rx Comparison Shopping Site

Ohio Web site listing prices from pharmacies of the top 25 prescription drugs

More than 200 pharmacies, including Wal-Mart and Discount Drug Mart, have signed up for AGRx, an Ohio Web site listing prices from pharmacies of the top 25...

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Passports Required for U.S. Entry by 2008

The days of free and easy travel between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada are coming to an end

Passports Required for U.S. Entry by 2008: The days of free and easy travel between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada are coming to an end....

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First Case Filed Under Florida Anti-Spam Law

Defendants sent 65,000 illegal emails, suit charges

The complaint accuses Scott J. Filary, 25, and Donald E. Townsend, 34, of sending or assisting the sending of more than 65,000 deceptive emails. ...

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No-Fault Insurance More Expensive, Study Finds

No-Fault Insurance More Expensive, Study Finds...

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Spitzer Wins Cramming Concessions from Verizon

Verizon has agreed to give greater protections to consumers who have unauthorized third party charges placed on their telephone bills

Spitzer Wins Cramming Concessions from Verizon...

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