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AT&T Slammed Over Rebate Policies

Consumers looking for rebate get a debit card instead

AT&T Slammed Over Rebate Policies...

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Acetaminophen: Widely Used but Dangerous in Large Doses

The Healthy Geezer

Acetaminophen: Widely Used but Dangerous in Large Doses...

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Toe-Space Electric Heaters Recalled

Toe-Space Electric Heaters Recalled...

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Windjammer Still Taking Wind Out Of Vacationers' Sails

Unpaid crews leave ships grounded, customers angry

Windjammer Still Taking Wind Out Of Vacationers' Sails...

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Escape from Cell Phone Purgatory

How to get out of your cell phone contract without paying a termination fee

Escape from Cell Phone Purgatory; How to get out of your cell phone contract without paying a termination fee...

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'Aloha Breeze' Portable Electric Heaters

'Aloha Breeze' Portable Electric Heaters...

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FTC Clears Oil Industry of 2006 Price Gouging Over Strong Dissent

In strong dissent, one commissioner finds "disturbing conduct"

FTC Clears Oil Industry of 2006 Price Gouging Over Strong Dissent...

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eBay Ignores Scam Victim

Arkansas Attorney General intervenes, prevents loss of $9,500

eBay Ignores Scam Victim...

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Zip Codes, Property Value, May Predict Obesity Rates

Higher net worth may mean healthier diet, more time to exercise

Zip Codes, Property Value, May Predict Obesity Rates...

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Gerber Pocket Knives

Gerber Pocket Knives...

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Taiwan's Acer Buys Gateway, eMachines

Deal creates a new No. 3 in the U.S. computer market

Gateway bought eMachines Inc. in 2004, creating what was then the third-largest PC maker in the American market, behind Dell and Hewlett-Packard....

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Smoking Turns On Genes -- Permanently

Other genes, those involved in DNA repair, were switched off permanently

Smoking Turns On Genes -- Permanently...

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Canon, Casio, Fujifilm, Nikon Top J.D. Power Camera Study

Study finds only average brand loyalty in point and shoot sector

Canon, Casio, Fujifilm, Nikon Top J.D. Power Camera Study ...

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VW Recalls 2003 Audi A4 and A6

Volkswagen of American is recalling 34,358 of the 2003 model year Audi A4 and Audi A6 sedans equipped with 1.8 liter turbo, 1.8 liter V6 or 3.0 liter engin...

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America Keeps Getting Fatter, Study Finds

Mississippi again the fattest state, Colorado the leanest

Obesity rates for U.S. adults rose in 31 states last year, a study finds. Twenty-two states experienced an increase for the second year in a row; no states...

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Study Finds Viagra Increases Release of 'Love Hormone'

Impotence drugs may do more than increase blood flow to sexual organs

Study Finds Viagra Increases Release of 'Love Hormone'...

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Dunkin Donuts To Dump The Trans Fat

Fast-food chains at last are getting the trans fats out of their recipes

Dunkin Donuts To Dump The Trans Fat...

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IRS Warns About New Email Scam

Email says you're under investigation

IRS Warns About New Email Scam...

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Erectile Dsyfunction Affects All Ages

Most men don't talk about it, which only makes things worse

Erectile Dsyfunction Affects All Ages...

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Rawhide From India? Pet Owners Should Think Twice

Email solicitations from overseas pet product manufacturers raise doubts

An India company that "introduces itself as a manufacturer and exporter of Rawhide Dog Chew products captured the suspicious eye of ConsumerAffairs.com....

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Krasdale, Red Flannel Dog Food Recalled

Salmonella contamination a threat to dogs and humans alike

Krasdale, Red Flannel Dog Food Recalled...

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Comcast Cuts Off Heavy Internet Users

Customers complain bandwidth limits are secret

Comcast Cuts Off Heavy Internet Users...

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Soft Drink Sweetener Linked to Diabetes in Kids

Researchers zero in on high fructose corn syrup

Researchers have found new evidence that soda pop sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup may contribute to the development of diabetes, particularly in ch...

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Honda's Immaculate Airbag Deployment

Lemon of the Week

Honda first said the airbags went off because the door was shut too hard, Rosemary told ConsumerAffairs.com. Then they said it was an immaculate deployment...

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Data Breaches Endanger NY, CA Retirees

Consultant's bungling, printer's errors put retirees at risk

Data Breaches Endanger NY, CA Retirees: Two data breaches this week have left thousands of pensioners and retirees in that exact position....

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FDA Proposes New Sunscreen Rules

But critics say the new rules don't go far enough

FDA Proposes New Sunscreen Rules...

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Class Action Against eBay

Suit alleges deceptive auction practices

Class Action Against eBay...

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Capital One Shuts Down GreenPoint Mortgage Unit

Mortgage meltdown claims another victim

The mortgage meltdown has claimed yet another casualty, as Capitol One announced it is shuttering its GreenPoint Mortgage wholesale lending unit....

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Mattel Lawsuit Seeks Lead Tests for Children

Class action wants toymaker to pay for medical testing

Mattel Lawsuit Seeks Lead Tests for Children...

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Red Hot Texas Car-B-Que

Ford vehicles continue to burn as massive recall coasts along

Red Hot Texas Car-B-Que...

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New Jersey Man Cited For Exploiting Foreclosure Victims

Scam allegedly targeted consumers who had just lost their homes

New Jersey Man Cited For Exploiting Foreclosure Victims...

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Melaminte-Related Pet Food Recall Went Unnoticed

FDA delayed posting the April recall until July

Melaminte-Related Pet Food Recall Went Unnoticed...

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Wal-Mart Pulls Dog Treats Made in China

But no official recall yet for Bestro Chicken Jerky Strips

Wal-Mart Pulls Dog Treats Made in China: Wal-Mart has quietly pulled dog treats made in China, Bestro Chicken Jerky Strips, from its store shelves....

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Many Facebook Users Compromise Own Identities

Careless consumers make identity theft easy, study finds

Computer security firm Sophos says many members of the social networking site Facebook fail to take simple steps to guard against identity theft....

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Internet Addiction Redefined, Treatment Outlined

Study finds 10% of all Internet surfers suffer from addiction

Internet Addiction Redefined, Treatment Outlined...

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Pfizer Hit With Second Data Breach In Two Months

Outside contractor loses laptops containing personal data

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer revealed that laptops containing personal data on 950 contractors for Pfizer were stolen from the car of employees for outside ...

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Common Flame Retardant May Be Killing House Cats

Houshold furniture, canned cat food implicated in thyroid disease

A mysterious epidemic of thyroid disease among pet cats in US may be linked to exposure to dust shed from flame retardants in household carpeting, furnitur...

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PayPal Buyers, Sellers Still Steaming

Frozen funds still bedevil users of unregulated payment service

PayPal Buyers, Sellers Still Steaming...

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Cat Owner Files Legal Action Against FDA in Pet Food Deaths

Writ asks that the agency be ordered to broaden its pet death probe

Cat Owner Files Legal Action Against FDA in Pet Food Deaths...

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Nokia Joins Battery Recall

Cell phone batteries can overheat and catch fire

Nokia Joins Battery Recall...

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Whose Fingers Are Doing the Walking?

Small businesses targeted by Yellow Pages advertising scams

Every business owner considers whether an advertisement in the Yellow Pages is needed and will be worth the cost but no business wants to be billed for an ...

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Mattel Recalls Millions of Chinese-Made Toys

Hazards include lead paint, magnets that can be swallowed

Mattel Recalls Millions of Chinese-Made Toys...

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Kentucky Woman Blames Purina for Her Dogs' Deaths

Company defends its actions but breeder cites autopsy results

Kentucky Woman Blames Purina for Her Dogs' Deaths...

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Gilchrist & Soames Recalls Toothpaste

Small tubes were given away to guests at hotels worldwide

Gilchrist & Soames Recalls Toothpaste...

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FDA Warns Against Red Yeast Rice Products

Dietary supplement promoted on the Internet contains dangerous substances

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers not to buy or eat three red yeast rice products promoted and sold on Web sites. ...

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Prius Owners Report More Unintended Acceleration Incidents

Toyota denies the problem exists, but consumers say otherwise

Prius Owners Report More Unintended Acceleration Incidents...

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FDA Takes Action Against Iowa Dairy

Illegal residues of drugs found in the dairy's cows

FDA Takes Action Against Iowa Dairy...

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Dry Mouth and Bad Breath May Be Related

The Healthy Geezer

Everyone experiences dry mouth occasionally. We get it when we are under stress. But if you have dry mouth all or most of the time, you need medical help. ...

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Cheap Jewelry: Hazardous to Children's Health

Parents shouldn't rely on government inspectors

A sample testing by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) revealed that 20 percent of children's jewelry contains unsafe levels of lead. ...

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Lowe's Outdoor Lounge Chairs

Lowe's Outdoor Lounge Chairs...

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Online Job Postings May Lead To Phone Scam

Job-seekers need to be careful when listing contact info

Job hunters who have posted their resumes on sites like Monster.com and CareerBuilder.com have been getting unusual phone calls that may be a sign of a lar...

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Kerry Vows Action to Get Flaming Fords Off the Road

Senator: "Unacceptable" that numerous recalls have not solved problem

Kerry Vows Action to Get Flaming Fords Off the Road...

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Videos May Not Be Good For Baby

"Educational" videos may dumb down baby, researchers warn

Videos May Not Be Good For Baby...

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Flaming Ford Scandal Disgraces Ford, Feds

Ford Stonewalls Its Devastated CustomersNHTSA Fails In Its Mission to Protect the Public

Flaming Ford Scandal Disgraces Ford, Feds...

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Consumers Want Allstate Records Kept Public

Insurer Asks Court to Seal Documents in Katrina Lawsuit

Consumers Want Allstate Records Kept Public...

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Old Make-Up Can Harbor Bacteria

Food isnt the only product that needs an expiration date. Dermatologists say your old makeup may be causing you blemishes or even worse it could lead to a dangerous infection.

Food isn't the only product that needs an expiration date. Dermatologists say your old makeup may be causing you blemishes or even worse it could lead to a...

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Study Finds 24% of Americans Underinsured

When added to the population of uninsured -- approximately 16% of the population -- a total of 40% of Americans ages 18-64 have, at best, inadequate access...

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Capital One Hikes Interest Rates, Agrees to Disclose Credit Limits

Watch What They Do, Not What They Say

Capital One Hikes Interest Rates, Agrees to Disclose Credit Limits...

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Massive Ford Recall to Fix Fire Hazard

Despite Earlier Recalls, Fords Have Continued to Burn

Ford Motor Co. is recalling as many as 3.6 million cars, truck, and vans because a switch that deactivates the speed control can overheat and catch fire....

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Daimler Completes Sale of Chrysler

What can you say? It just didn't work out

Daimler Completes Sale of Chrysler...

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States Recall Chinese Tires

Federal Recall Stalled as Importer Runs Low on Cash

States Recall Chinese Tires...

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Skin Cancer Rates On The Rise

Dermatologists Offer Tips on Protecting Yourself

Skin Cancer Rates On The Rise...

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Runaway Acceleration Problem Plagues Prius Owners

Lemon of the Week

Runaway Acceleration Problem Plagues Prius Owners...

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Fisher Price Recalls 1 Million Toys

Toys Made in China Contain Lead-Based Paint

China is again at the center of a nationwide recall. This involves nearly 1 million Fisher-Price toys pulled off the market because they may contain excess...

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