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Vitamin Supplements May Increase Cancer Risk, Report Warns

Latest warning about the documented risks of supplements

Vitamin Supplements May Increase Cancer Risk, Report Warns...

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Doctors Took Kickbacks from Orthopedic-Device Makers

Bribery scheme may be difficult to eliminate

Doctors Took Kickbacks from Orthopedic-Device Makers...

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Infant Deaths in the Nursery Increasing

Toll from cribs, bassinets has risen in recent years

Infant Deaths in the Nursery Increasing...

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Majestic Curved Top and Flat Top, Essex, Brighton/Sussex, Captiva Cribs Recalled

Majestic, Essex, Brighton/Sussex, Captiva Cribs

Majestic Curved Top and Flat Top, Essex, Brighton/Sussex, Captiva Cribs...

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Ford Fires Strike in Minnesota, California

After years of disastrous fires, NHTSA urges Ford owners to act quickly

Ford Fires Strike in Minnesota, California...

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Ford Recalls 400,000 Mustangs

Passenger airbags pose risk to small women, large children

Doing a test with a fifth percentile female in full forward seating position would often represent worst case in terms of the potential for injury to the o...

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Mortgage Applications Drop 20 Percent In A Week

Looming rate increases cause concern

Mortgage Applications Drop 20 Percent In A Week...

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Comcast Blocks Public From FCC Hearing

Cable company pays thugs to keep public out of public hearing

Comcast Blocks Public From FCC Hearing...

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FDIC Staffs Up to Handle Bank Failures

Agency trying to rehire retired staff

FDIC Staffs Up to Handle Bank Failures...

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Blue Hippo Pays $5 Million To Settle FTC Charges

Consumers complain computer layaway purchases went awry

Blue Hippo Pays $5 Million To Settle FTC Charges...

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Tests Find Toxic Chemicals in Furniture

Toxins found in most Americans; highest levels in children

High percentage of California furniture contains toxic chemicals that have been linked to cancer, birth defects, hormone disruption, and reproductive and n...

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Feds Probe Fire Hazard in Chrysler Pacifica

More than 50,000 SUVs may be affected

Safety regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported the fires may be related to a faulty power steering seal....

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Lexis-Nexis Parent To Buy ChoicePoint

$4.1 billion deal would create massive new information brokerage

Lexis-Nexis Parent To Buy ChoicePoint...

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Parents File Federal Complaint over Son's Death on People to People Tour

Organization's advertising and safety claims questioned

Parents File Federal Complaint over Son's Death on People to People Tour...

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23 Million TV Sets May Go Dark In DTV Switchover

Midwest and West may be hardest hit

23 Million TV Sets May Go Dark In DTV Switchover...

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Avoid Tax Rebate Direct Deposit Scam

Callers claim to be with the 'tax refund department'

Avoid Tax Rebate Direct Deposit Scam...

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Less Salt, Fewer Soft Drinks?

Reducing kids' salt intake could help them cut back on sugary sodas

Less Salt, Fewer Soft Drinks?...

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Kevin Trudeau's Natural Cures Agrees to Missouri Refunds

Consumers complained they were billed for newsletters they didn't order

Kevin Trudeau's Natural Cures Agrees to Missouri Refunds...

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Sears Stove Tip-Over Case Illustrates Safety Agency's Shortcomings

CPSC has known of tip-over hazard for 20 years

Sears Stove Tip-Over Case Illustrates Safety Agency's Shortcomings...

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Glucosamine Doesn't Work, Study Finds

Popular arthritis treatment has no apparent effect

If you're taking glucosamine sulfate to treat arthritis in your hip, save your money. It doesn't work, according to researchers writing in an issue of the ...

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Cataract Surgery Options Can Eliminate Bifocals

New implantable lenses let patients see near, far and in between

Cataract Surgery Options Can Eliminate Bifocals...

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Web Surfers Seek Justice Online

Dispute resolution Web sites offer quick settlements

The judge started what he calls VirtualCourthouse.com, a Web site that allows parties to work out their differences online with an arbitrator or mediator....

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Spanish Language TV Linked To Latino Child Obesity

Children bombarded by fast-food commercials

Spanish Language TV Linked To Latino Child Obesity...

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Study Suggests Cell Phone-Salivary Gland Cancer Link

First study to look at long-term cell phone users

Study Suggests Cell Phone-Salivary Gland Cancer Link...

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OnStar Owners Bristle at Loss of Service

Analog version of the popular service now officially defunct

OnStar Owners Bristle at Loss of Service...

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Toy Industry Needs Import Safety Checklist

Safety recalls frighten, repulse consumers, JPMorgan analyst warns

Recent waves of import product bans, alerts, recalls, and news headlines have generated extreme consumer shock around the world. The global media frenzy im...

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Nissan and Infiniti Recall 16,000 SUVs

Nissan and Infiniti Recall 16,000 SUVs...

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Feds Stop Up Probe of Chevy Aveo Stuck Throttle

Ice formation in engine can cause problems

The ODI which is part of the NHTSA has upgraded its evaluation of complaints about stuck throttles in the Aveo because of ice formation within the engine a...

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War on Plastic Toys Escalates

Toys 'R' Us joins effort to eliminate PVC, phthalates and lead

War on Plastic Toys Escalates...

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Tax Rebate Goes Only to Those Who File

Even taxpayers who don't normally file a return must do so

Tax Rebate Goes Only to Those Who File...

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Anonymous E-mails Could Reduce STDs

Be sure to read morning-after emails

"About last night" may have a new meaning when you receive an e-mail with that subject line from a paramour or someone you befriended for a night....

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Massive Beef Recall Follows Mad Cow Scare

USDA orders recall of 143 million pounds of frozen beef

Massive Beef Recall Follows Mad Cow Scare...

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Colorado Sues For-Profit 'Legal Aid' Firm

Consumers thought they were getting competent legal help

Colorado Sues For-Profit 'Legal Aid' Firm...

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States Asked to Probe AT&T U-Verse Explosions

Equipment cabinets a threat to life and property, real estate brokers claim

A group of African-American real estate brokers wants the attorneys general of five states to investigate "a rash of explosions" involving AT&T's U-Verse s...

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Identity Theft Tops FTC Complaint List Again

Consumers report more than $1 billion in fraud losses

Identity Theft Tops FTC Complaint List Again...

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ATV Deaths, Injuries Climbing

After 20 years, feds no closer to a solution

ATV Deaths, Injuries Climbing...

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Heart Attacks Drop After Smoking Ban in Italy

Ban on smoking in public places pays off

Heart Attacks Drop After Smoking Ban in Italy...

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Congress Gets Net Neutrality Legislation

Bill would bar ISPs from blocking or delaying content

Congress Gets Net Neutrality Legislation...

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Kevin Trudeau Now Offering 'Debt Cures'

Consumers find it hard to avoid buying more than just the book

Kevin Trudeau Now Offering 'Debt Cures'...

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Don't Take Mattress 'Blowouts' Lying Down

Irate consumers lose sleep over problems with mattress discount chains

Those who heed the call often find themselves subjected to confusing, high-pressure, fast-close sales techniques seldom seen outside the used car lot....

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'Secrets' of Extreme Longevity Revealed

Good habits in early old age lead to extra decades

Despite the claims of cable-channel infomercials and assorted scam artists, there aren't a lot of "secrets" to living a long and healthy life....

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Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Weight Gain

Cutting the connection between sweets and calories may confuse the body

A study of Behavioral Neuroscience cites laboratory evidence that widespread use of no-calorie sweeteners may make it harder for people to control their in...

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Hazards of Rent-A-Car Child Safety Seats

Consumer makes noise about illegal, unsafe seats; gets results

Hazards of Rent-A-Car Child Safety Seats...

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Congressman Gambles on the Internet

Regulating online gambling could generate billions in taxes, fees

Congressman Gambles on the Internet...

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FDA Issues Botox Warning

Complications and deaths noted, especially in children

According to the FDA, Botox is being injected at an alarming rate among children, especially those who are being treated for cerebral palsy-associated limb...

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Pet Owners Cheer Indictments in Toxic Pet Food Case

But additional indictments and safeguards are needed, they argue

Pet Owners Cheer Indictments in Toxic Pet Food Case...

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Groups Warn Baby Bottles Leach Toxic Substance

BPA leaches from plastic bottles when heated, report argues

Groups Warn Baby Bottles Leach Toxic Substance...

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Social Networking Sites Not the Biggest Danger for Teens?

Study finds instant messaging, chat rooms more threatening

Social Networking Sites Not the Biggest Danger for Teens?...

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FDA Warns Of Contaminated Gulf Coast Seafood

Discovery follows outbreaks of illness in D.C. and St. Louis

FDA Warns Of Contaminated Gulf Coast Seafood...

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USDA Closes Plant Suspected Of Slaughtering Downer Cows

Humane Society video sparks mad cow fears

USDA Closes Plant Suspected Of Slaughtering Downer Cows...

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How Much Sodium Is Too Much? It Depends

Salt in the diet can cause blood pressure problems

How Much Sodium Is Too Much? It Depends...

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Study: Pregnant Women More Forgetful

New moms find it hard to do new or difficult tasks

Research has found that a woman's memory can be impaired for at least a year after giving birth, although the effects are minor and mainly concern unfamili...

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Homeowners Associations Face More Regulation

Virginia the latest to put HOAs under scrutiny

Many people tired of being reminded to mow their lawn and paint their shutters choose to live in communities where no such associations exist....

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Study: High Heels Highly Sexy

Italian scientist claims stilettos spice up sex life

An Italian scientist says her studies demonstrate that the high life starts with high heels. In other words, stilettos improve a woman's sex life....

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Oral Sex Can Cause Cancer in Men

HPV virus also causes cervical cancer in women

"We need to start having a discussion about those cancers other than cervical cancer that may be affected in a positive way by the vaccine," said study co-...

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Ford Issues Second Fire Hazard Recall

Previous recall ineffective in 225,000 vehicles

Ford Issues Second Fire Hazard Recall ...

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1 Million Evenflo Infant Car Seats Recalled

Seats pose 'serious risk' of death or injury

1 Million Evenflo Infant Car Seats Recalled...

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Judge Extends Microsoft Anti-Trust Oversight

Judge rules as CEO Ballmer pursues Yahoo! takeover

Judge Extends Microsoft Anti-Trust Oversight...

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New York Tops Animal Cruelty List

Report ranks labs that inflict pain on research animals

"Experiments which subject animals to extreme confinement, electric shocks or severe hunger and thirst are often not counted as causing pain or distress."...

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