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Researchers Find Internet Use Has Pros and Cons for Kids

Researchers Find Internet Use Has Pros and Cons for Kids...

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Vermont Loses Laptop Loaded with Student & Faculty Data

Employee Applying for "Free" Credit Monitoring Runs Afoul of Experian

Vermont Loses Laptop Loaded with Student & Faculty Data...

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Two Popular Statins Going Generic

This summer, generic versions of two statins, Pravachol and Zocor, will become available

Two Popular Statins Going Generic...

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Spychipped Levi's Hit the U.S.

Levi Strauss Confirms RFID Test, Refuses to Disclose Location

Spychipped Levi's Hit the U.S....

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Net Neutrality Loses House Vote, But Wins More Public Awareness

Supporters of "Net Neutrality," the principle that all content on the Internet should be accessed equally, were dealt another defeat this week

Net Neutrality Loses House Vote, But Wins More Public Awareness...

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Caffeine Raises Blood Pressure, Lowers Heart Rate In Kids

Caffeine Raises Blood Pressure, Lowers Heart Rate In Kids...

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FDA Approves Generic Version Of Cholesterol Drug

Agency has approved the first generic version of Bristol-Myers Squibb's Pravachol

FDA Approves Generic Version Of Cholesterol Drug...

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Michigan Fines Wal-Mart $1.5 Million for Item Pricing Violations

Wal-Mart has agreed to pay the largest fine in Michigan history to settle claims it committed "massive" violations of Michigan's item pricing law....

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Bush Proposes Lifting Hybrid Tax Credit Limit

Bush Proposes Lifting Hybrid Tax Credit Limit...

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West Virginia Sues To Stop Collection Efforts For Bogus Magazine Sales

West Virginia has gone to court to stop a Florida collection agency from trying to collect debts supposedly based on magazine subscription purchases

West Virginia Sues To Stop Collection Efforts For Bogus Magazine Sales...

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Blacks Have Less Trust in Health Care Providers than Whites

Blacks may have lower levels of trust in physicians, nurses and other health care providers than whites

Blacks Have Less Trust in Health Care Providers than Whites...

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Overdraft Loan Survey Finds Problems For Consumers

Consumers Pay $10 Billion in Overdraft Fees Yearly

Overdraft Loan Survey Finds Problems For Consumers...

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Canon Leaves Camera Customers in the Dark

Canon Leaves Camera Customers in the Dark

Canon Leaves Camera Customers in the Dark...

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Cell Phone No. 1 Driver Distraction

Drivers who dont pay attention or are distracted are three times as likely to be involved in a crash

Drivers who don't pay attention or are distracted are three times as likely to be involved in a crash as drivers who pay attention to the road and don't ea...

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Street Gangs Cashing In On ID Theft: Postal Inspector

Street Gangs Cashing In On ID Theft: Postal Inspector...

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Prius Rage Gives Rise to Hybrid Haters

Prius Rage Gives Rise to Hybrid Haters...

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Online Fraud Rates Drop to Near In-Person Rates

Online Fraud Rates Drop to Near In-Person Rates: A survey of retail merchants finds that online fraud rates are declining to about the same rates reported ...

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Researchers Find Pesticides In Cigarette Smoke

If the nicotine doesn't get you, the pesticides just might

Using electron monochromator-mass spectrometry, the scientists found three pesticides suspected of being toxic to the human endocrine system as well as car...

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Health Insurance A Near-Monopoly, Study Finds

Health insurance is nearing monopoly status in most markets, driving up the cost of insurance, reducing innovation in health care and squeezing doctors and...

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GM Spends $17 Million Per Year on Viagra

The cost is passed along to car, truck and SUV consumers

Lifestyle drugs -- chiefly Viagra -- are costing General Motors $17 million a year and the cost is passed along to car, truck and SUV consumers. ...

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McDonald's Prepares to Fire Back at Critics

Get ready for a public relations war as intense as any ever waged by competing spinmeisters in the political arena

McDonald's Prepares to Fire Back at Critics...

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Rebate: Discount or Lotto Ticket

Either is about as likely to pay off

Rebate: Discount or Lotto Ticket...

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Bank Of America Considering Its Own Credit Card Brand

Bank of America is pushing hard to overtake Citigroup as the world's largest bank

Bank Of America Considering Its Own Credit Card Brand...

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Rebates: Where to Complain

Here are a few places you can go for help

Rebates: Where to Complain...

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Rebates: Sample Demand Letter

Having trouble getting your rebate? Here's a sample demand letter

Here's a sample demand letter you can send to the company that's stiffing you. You should send it certified mail, return receipt requested. ...

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California Accuses Hartford Insurance of Charging Illegal Fees

California Accuses Hartford Insurance of Charging Illegal Fees...

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Bausch & Lomb "Withdraws" ReNu Contact Lens Solution

In what it is calling a "voluntary market withdrawal," Bausch & Lomb is asking retailers to stop selling ReNu with MoistureLoc

Bausch & Lomb is asking retailers to stop selling ReNu with MoistureLoc, a contact-lens solution that's suspected of causing a serious eye infection....

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Senators Push for Electronic Tax Filing

IRS "Free File" Program Soaks Taxpayers With Unexpected Fees

Senators Push for Electronic Tax Filing...

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Absence Of Wedding Ring Linked To Parental Neglect

Absence Of Wedding Ring Linked To Parental Neglect...

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Opposition Grows as FDIC Examines Wal-Mart Banking Bid

Opposition Grows as FDIC Examines Wal-Mart Banking Bid...

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Consumers Can Profit From Hotel Makeovers

Hotels throwin' old stuff out; you can get some of it

Consumers Can Profit From Hotel Makeovers...

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Traveling With Needles

So, you need to carry a medical needle with you on an airplane?

The FAA and Homeland Security have tight new rules about needles on planes. If you carry a needle you must have a corresponding medication to be used in th...

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Class Action Challenges AT&T/NSA Surveillance

Class Action Challenges AT&T/NSA Surveillance...

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Yahoo Implicated in Spyware "Click Fraud"

Yahoo Implicated in Spyware Click Fraud...

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Martha Does Macy's

But She's Not Leaving Kmart Bereft

Martha Does Macy's...

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Consumer Reports Examines Anti-Aging Market

Products for baldness, gray hair, wrinkles offer spotty results at best

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Supermarket Chains Refuse To Sell Carbon Monoxide-Treated Meat

The use of carbon monoxide imparts a bright red color on the meat's surface

Supermarket Chains Refuse To Sell Carbon Monoxide-Treated Meat...

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New Phone Scam Plays on Victims' Emotions

Victims Are Told a Family Member Needs Help

New Phone Scam Plays on Victims' Emotions...

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Lab Tests Reveal Hidden Trans Fat in "0 Grams Trans" Spreads

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States Oppose IRS Plan to Loosen Privacy Rules on Taxpayers' Returns

States Oppose IRS Plan to Loosen Privacy Rules on Taxpayers' Returns...

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Outbreak of DirecTV Porn Charges Hits Philadelphia

A story that never really goes away is DirecTV's odd habit of billing customers for "adult" movies they insist they did not order or watch

Outbreak of DirecTV Porn Charges Hits Philadelphia...

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DuPont Hopes Teflon Charges Don't Stick

Judge Prepares to Hear Barrage of Class Action Lawsuits

DuPont Hopes Teflon Charges Don't Stick...

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Kids Getting Too Fat For Safety Seats, Study Finds

Kids Getting Too Fat For Safety Seats, Study Finds...

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Laptop Thefts: The Latest Form Of Identity Theft

Laptop Thefts: The Latest Form Of Identity Theft

Losing laptops containing unsecured personal data including names, addresses, Social Security numbers, and financial information can lead to Identity Theft...

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