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Older Blacks More Wary Of Flu Shots

Many worry that vaccines will cause illness

Older Blacks More Wary Of Flu Shots...

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68,000 CalOptima Members at Risk in Data Breach

Missing CDs contain patient information, Social Security numbers

68,000 CalOptima Members at Risk in Data Breach: The missing discs include patient information such as names, addresses, Social Security numbers, diagnoses...

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Gas Prices Near 2009 High

Prices climb amid fairly weak demand

Gas Prices Near 2009 High...

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More Kids' Products Found Containing Unsafe Chemicals

PIRG tests toys in Chicago, finds lead and contaminants

More Kids' Products Found Containing Unsafe Chemicals...

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Report: Deceptive Credit Card Practices Remain Widespread

Every bank studied engages in unscrupulous behavior

Report: Deceptive Credit Card Practices Remain Widespread...

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Do I Need a Thyroid Check?

The Healthy Geezer

The most popular treatment for hyperthyroidism is radioactive iodine. This therapy often causes hypothyroidism, requiring levothyroxine to bring the system...

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Vertrue Discount Program Lawsuit Underway

Company allegedly signed customers up for service without permission

Vertrue Discount Program Lawsuit Underway...

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Computer Experts Deconstruct FDIC Email Scam

"Bank failure" email delivers virus

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation warned this week that cyber criminals are using fake messages claiming to be from the FDIC to steal victims' fina...

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Ford Named Among World's Most Reliable Carmakers

Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan reliability tops Honda Accord and Toyota Camry

Ford Named Among World's Most Reliable Carmakers...

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States Want Coordinated Crackdown On Debt Relief Firms

Want tighter regulations at federal level

States Want Coordinated Crackdown On Debt Relief Firms...

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Dodd Bill Would Freeze Credit Card Rates

Banks jacking up fees, interest rates in advance of new rules

Dodd Bill Would Freeze Credit Card Rates...

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Florida Sues Used Car Dealer For Deception

Cars allegedly broke down miles from the lot

The State of Florida is taking a South Florida used car dealer, and related companies, to court, accusing the businesses of deceptive and unfair business p...

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Word Is Out On Unapproved Swine Flu Products

Feds warn of dangerous scams

Word Is Out On Unapproved Swine Flu Products...

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FDIC Warns Against Fake Bank Failure Scam

E-mail claims that reader's bank has been seized

FDIC Warns Against Fake Bank Failure Scam...

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Redbox Facing Late-Fee Class Action Suit

Plaintiff claims she was charged despite company policy

Embattled DVD vendor Redbox has already fought plenty of legal fires this year, but now the company has a consumer class action on its hands....

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Disney Offers Baby Einstein Refunds

Parents group said videos were harmful to childrens development

For years the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, a group fighting to reclaim childhood from corporate marketers, has said the videos dont live up to...

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Bank Closings Pass 100 for 2009

106 banks shut by FDIC; Most since 1992

Bank Closings Pass 100 for 2009...

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Colored Contacts Can Trick, Not Treat, for Halloween

FDA warns against unauthorized use of costume lenses

Colored Contact Lenses Can Trick, Not Treat, for Halloween...

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FCC Votes To Create Net Neutrality Rules

5-0 decision opens floor for "open Internet" debate

FCC Votes To Create Net Neutrality Rules...

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Judge Rules Craigslist Not Liable For Adult Ads

Web sites protected under federal law

Judge Rules Craigslist Not Liable For Adult Ads...

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Super PoliGrip Now Contains Zinc Warning

Adhesive has been linked to poisoning

The makers of Super PoliGrip have apparently caved to consumer pressure, adding a zinc-related warning to packages of the popular denture cream....

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Auto Bail-Out Chief: GM's CEO Had To Go

Ratner describes Wagoner's style as 'friendly arrogance'

The man who led the auto industry bailout says he couldn't believe the condition in which he found General Motors when he took on the largest restructuring...

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Attorneys General Mount Debt Relief Offensive

Florida is latest state to take action

Attorneys General Mount Debt Relief Offensive...

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Do Loan Servicers Really Prefer Foreclosures?

Report may explain why homeowners get the runaround

Do Loan Servicers Really Prefer Foreclosures?...

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Katrina Fallout Continues In Mississippi

Home repair fraud arrests made four years after storm

Katrina Fallout Continues In Mississippi: Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast four years ago, but the impact is still being felt in southern Missis...

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College Tuition Costs Jump

Educators blame declining state support

College Tuition Costs Jump...

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Class Action Challenges Cheerios Claims

FDA earlier questioned 'heart-healthy' cholesterol-lowering claims

Two New Jersey residents swear they fell for General Mills' claims that certain types of Cheerios would prevent heart disease by reducing harmful cholester...

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California Law Cracks Down On Foreclosure Rescue

Outlaws advance fees charged by scammers

California Law Cracks Down On Foreclosure Rescue...

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Office Depot 'Quantum' Chairs Recalled

Office Depot 'Quantum' Chairs Recalled...

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Passenger Rights Advocate Claims Delta Hacked Her Email

Says hacker accessed files to thwart passing legislation

Passenger Rights Advocate Claims Delta Hacked Her Email ...

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Is a Reverse Mortgage a Good Idea?

Homeowners should get advice from objective source

Is a Reverse Mortgage a Good Idea?...

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Mattel Settles Suits Over Dangerous Toys

Company agrees to consumer reimbursement, stricter quality control

Mattel Settles Suits Over Dangerous Toys...

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Wysong Pet Food Pulls Products Due To Mold

Third company in as many weeks to issue recall

Wysong Pet Food Pulls Products Due To Mold...

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Despite Rules Changes, Banks Still Depend On Overdraft Fees

Customers remain at risk of getting dinged with "courtesy" charges

Despite Rules Changes, Banks Still Depend On Overdraft Fees...

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Analysis Finds Evidence of Cell Phone-Tumor Link

More rigorous, non-industry-funded studies needed, researchers find

Analysis Finds Evidence of Cell Phone-Tumor Link...

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Nissan Recalls Cube, Murano, Rogue Models to Fix Tire Pressure Sensor

Infiniti M35, M45 also recalled for same problem

Nissan Recalls Cube, Murano, Rogue Models to Fix Tire Pressure Sensor...

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Coors Faces Class Action

Alleges "Silver Ticket Sweepstakes" provided bogus entry codes

A beer-drinking football fan has filed suit against MillerCoors, alleging that the brewing titan gave him no chance of winning a sweepstakes being marketed...

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Senate Urged To Pass Food Safety Modernization Act

Leafy greens, eggs, & tuna top list of riskiest FDA-regulated foods

Senate Urged To Pass Food Safety Modernization Act...

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Report: Abuses Appear In Reverse Mortgage Market

Seniors and their home equity are threatened

Report: Abuses Appear In Reverse Mortgage Market...

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Amazon Settles Kindle Suit

Provides book replacement to Orwell fans

Amazon Settles Kindle Suit...

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Overdraft Fees Exploding

Fees up 35% in two years

Overdraft Fees Exploding...

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'Whiter Smile' Ads Can Leave Consumers Frowning

BBB warns that ads can trick into paying for unwanted services

The ubiquitous ads usually link consumers to phony blogs and fake news sites designed to look like impartial third-party endorsements of the products, acco...

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Diamond Pulls Premium Edge Cat Food from Shelves

Thiamine deficiency found in some bags of the product

Diamond Pulls Premium Edge Cat Food from Shelves...

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Minnesota Sues Health Discount Card Marketers

High pressure, bait and switch tactics alleged

Consumers desperate for low cost health insurance can often be talked into signing up for medical discount cards because marketers are unclear, or downrigh...

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Illinois Sues Another Debt Settlement Company

Part of a crackdown on 'abusive industry'

Illinois Sues Another Debt Settlement Company...

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One Million People File For Bankruptcy In 2009

Total highest since 2005

One Million People File For Bankruptcy In 2009...

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California Sues 'Credit Repair' Firm

Company allegedly ignored repeated warnings to register with state

California Attorney General has sued two California businessmen for ignoring "repeated warnings" to register with his office and post a $100,000 bond with ...

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NUTRO Pulls Some Puppy Food from Shelves - Nutro Products Issues Update

Workers hard hat was sucked into machinery, company rep says

NUTRO Pulls Some Puppy Food from Shelves - Nutro Products Issues Update...

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American Express Axes Gift Card Fee

Move comes amid sharp drop in gift card sales

American Express Axes Gift Card Fee...

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