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First the good news; as yet, the United States has only a few isolated cases of the coronavirus, code-named COVID-19.Now the bad news; a lack of resour..
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First the good news; as yet, the United States has only a few isolated cases of the coronavirus, code-named COVID-19.Now the bad news; a lack of resour..
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning consumers about an E. coli outbreak connected to clover sprouts served at Jimmy John’s rest..
While previous studies have highlighted the benefits of parents reading with their kids, a new study explored how reading independently can help kids in th..
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If you’ve ever had an Uber pickup that went awry and left you hanging, the rideshare king has heard you loud and clear. On Thursday, Uber announced two new..
According to researchers from the American Heart Association, there are very few risks associated with exercise. However, it’s important for consumers who..
There’s nothing like a good virus to bring opportunists out into the open. Facebook has made a smart move by locking out coronavirus carpetbagging ads that..
Walmart appears to have abandoned its free, no-membership approach to compete with Amazon Prime.The retailer is reportedly preparing to take on Amazon..
State policymakers are constantly looking for ways to improve their local economies, and many rely on giving tax breaks to big businesses so that they can..
Not to one-up Jennifer Garner, but when you pull out a branded credit card to pay for something, do you give it a second thought as to just how many points..
Researchers have found a flaw in some iPhone and iPad models that allows the interception of personal data. The commonplace copy-and-paste technique that d..
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a report about the first coronavirus case in the U.S. of “unknown origin,” a fact that has..
If you think your employer has mismanaged your retirement account, the Supreme Court says you may have more time to file a lawsuit.The case in question..
Millennials and Generation Z tend to be fitness and health enthusiasts, and they also seem to have a lot of credit card debt. Could those two facts be rela..
Imagine that you’re driving down the street and you’re coming up on a crosswalk. The street lights are beginning to change and a person is getting ready to..
College students can experience a great deal of stress when trying to keep up with their schoolwork and other commitments. But a recent study suggests that..
As experts continue to find ways to identify cognitive decline in older consumers, a new study has revealed that losing a spouse can play a significant rol..
While the goal for most employees is to feel secure in their work, a new study conducted by researchers for RMIT University found that job insecurity can n..
Ford Motor Company is recalling about 326 model year 2020 F-Series Super Duty and model year 2021 E-Series trucks. Some of these vehicles may have an in..
The warnings regarding the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) continue to mount. Italy, China, South Korea, Japan, and Iran are already on the Center for Dise..
Juul, the maker of a popular e-cigarette product, has reportedly told federal regulators that it is willing to redesign its vaporizer so that it unlocks on..
Mallinckrodt announced Wednesday that it has agreed to the terms of a settlement related to its part in the opioid epidemic -- one that would, in the compa..
Recent studies have found that teens aren’t getting enough sleep, which can affect them in more ways than many consumers may realize. Now, researchers..
Previous studies have highlighted how consumers’ diets can increase their risk of breast cancer, and now a new study conducted by researchers from Loma Lin..
A company accused of running a debt collection scheme in New York is settling with regulators over charges lying to consumers about the money they owed and..
Despite the fast-spreading coronavirus that’s sickening and killing thousands around the world and plunging financial markets into turmoil, consumers remai..
Thanks to technology, you can’t always believe what you hear. That friend or family member you think you’re talking to may actually be a scammer.In a w..
Americans are saving more for retirement, but a new report from the American Investment Institute shows too many are tapping those funds prematurely, costi..
Uber drivers could soon be placing ad displays on top of their vehicles to earn extra cash while shuttling around passengers. According to an Adweek re..
It doesn’t matter what your political affiliation is; nefarious scammers are trying to leverage what sounds like an innocent enough call into a donation th..
You: “Alexa, take me to that new Amazon Go supermarket.”Alexa: “Pack your bags -- we’re off to Seattle!”Never at a loss for trying something new, A..
While researchers have seen a surge in anxiety in teens, particularly for those who spend a lot of time in front of screens, a new study conducted by resea..
When Fiat Chrysler (FCA) turned Ram into a stand-alone brand, it was viewed as a risky move. However, it appears to have struck a chord with truck buyers...
In recent years, teachers have begun to use technology in various ways to enhance their lessons and make their classrooms more connected. While trying new..
Previous studies have found how sleep and exercise can affect consumers’ risk of stroke, but a new study conducted by the European Society of Cardiology ex..
More than three years after the scandal was first revealed, Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $3 billion to resolve civil and criminal charges stemming from th..
While recent studies have shown how both antidepressants and secondhand smoke can increase newborns’ risk for birth defects, a new study conducted by resea..
The number of cases of the coronavirus, both inside and outside of China, surged over the weekend, sending investors racing for the sidelines. The world’s..
Health experts have recommended the Mediterranean diet for its favorable effects on heart health, but researchers from the University of Minnesota say that..
If you’re part of the gig economy, run a side hustle, or are used to claiming business expense deductions, a word to the wise: the Internal Revenue Service..
PayPal started out 2020 faced with security intelligence that a vulnerability could expose user passwords to a hacker. Now, another shoe has dropped.A..
While experts have found that being more optimistic can affect consumers’ life expectancy, a new study conducted by researchers from Yale found that educat..
Anecdotal evidence suggests buyers were getting an early start on home shopping last month, but the sales numbers haven’t borne that out. More people may h..
There has been no shortage of e-cigarette news as of late. Many experts say that the popular devices could be just as detrimental to consumers’ health as t..
Net neutrality is back in the news again. On Wednesday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) came out victorious over efforts by Mozilla -- the comp..
Finding ways for kids to eat their vegetables can be a difficult task for many parents. Now, researchers from the University of Eastern Finland are calling..
If you’re not using a payment app at least some of the time, you may be in the minority. Technology that is used to pay for things appears to have caught o..
Fresh off its first safety report that detailed nearly 6,000 thousand sexual assault cases in 2017 and 2018, Uber has decided to give riders another tool t..
An increasing number of couples 50-years-old or older are getting divorced. Besides the social implications, a new study suggests the trend is having a neg..
Hackers who seized personal data from more than 10 million guests at MGM Resorts last year are now trying to cash in by selling that information to the hig..
Kolcraft Enterprises of Chicago, Ill., is recalling about 51,000 inclined sleeper accessories included with Kolcraft Cuddle ‘n Care 2-in-1 Bassinet & Incli..
Consumers owe less for personal loans than for credit card debt, but they’re piling up debt on personal loans at a much faster rate.In an analysis of b..
Recent studies have explored how using certain cleaning products can create higher levels of air pollutants, and others have delved into how this indoor ai..
As the 2020 Census ramps up, law enforcement officials are bracing themselves for a big increase in imposter scams.They’re concerned that criminals wil..
Although some autonomous vehicle technologies are currently being used in the U.S., these systems are still in the testing phase and need to be fine-tuned..
Fidelity Investments clients who logged into their accounts Wednesday morning may be breathing a little easier after a few anxious moments. Several say the..
A new story about Citrix Systems proves that no one is safe from hackers and digital con artists.One would think that a software company known for netw..
Last year, the Federal Trade Commission announced that it was settling with Office Depot and software supplier Support.com Inc. over charges that the two e..
Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) is recalling 239 of the vollowing model year 2020 vehicles: C300 Cabrios C300 Cabrio 4MATICs C300 Coupes C43 AMG Cabr..
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling 44,191 model year 2020 Toyota Avalon Hybrids, Camrys, Camry Hybrids & Lexus ES300h vehicles, and mode..
All the makings of a firestorm between Facebook and the State of California are starting to fall into place, according to data protection experts. Jim..
The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, does not appear to be spreading in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) categorizes it..
A whopping 46 million American consumers say they’re likely to miss at least one credit card due date in 2020.A new WalletHub credit cards survey shows..
The Washington state legislature is considering a measure that analysts say would effectively shut down the bottled water industry in the state.The mea..
The price of gold is surging, hitting its highest level in more than seven years. The reason for the surge is uncertain, but many analysts say it’s probabl..
Previous studies have highlighted the risks associated with weight loss supplements, and now a new study conducted by researchers from the University of S..
While it’s certainly no secret that organ and tissue donations can be beneficial to both patients and the medical research community, a new study sought to..
Heart arrhythmias, which occur when a person’s heartbeat falls out of rhythm, affect many consumers and can even be fatal. Despite the threat to consumers,..
Users of the Ring video doorbell are likely seeing a new update from the company that seeks to update and improve the device’s security. The company an..
If you haven’t used any of the gift cards you got over the holidays, you’re not alone -- a new survey says Americans have more than $20 billion in unredeem..
With all that’s going on in the restaurant world -- the chicken sandwich wars, which restaurants deliver and which don’t, and the rash of restaurant chains..
Elon Musk’s dream of a global wireless network took another step forward on Monday as his company, SpaceX, launched another 60 communications satellites in..
A new study conducted by researchers from the American Cancer Society went state-by-state to identify where the risk for melanoma is the highest based on r..
Consumers took on more debt in the fourth quarter of last year, a sign of rising incomes and growing confidence. In its quarterly report, the Federal R..
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved three prescription drugs for over-the-counter (OTC) purchase by using a process that the agency calls p..
Recent studies have explored the risks associated with not getting enough sleep, including poor diet choices and an increased risk of heart disease. Now, r..
Finding time to try new things can be difficult for busy, working-aged consumers. But results from a recent study shows that participating in a diverse num..
The U.S.’ largest supplier of milk has finally found a buyer after declaring bankruptcy in November. Dean Foods announced on Monday that the Dairy Farm..
American Honda Motor Co. is recalling 10,050 model year 2020 Passports and Pilots. The certification label may have been printed with ink that can be wi..
Textron Specialized Vehicles of Augusta, Ga., is recalling about 20,573 gas-powered E-Z-GO, Cushman and Tracker brand off-road vehicles. The starter gen..
American passengers who were quarantined aboard a cruise ship in Japan are arriving home today.The passengers spent two weeks in quarantine aboard the..
Now that the T-Mobile/Sprint merger has been approved, New York Attorney General Letitia James has dropped the state’s case against the merger once and for..
While consumers are waiting on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and telcos to effectively combat robocalls, one company has devised an app that..
While previous studies have explored how social media can make users feel excluded by their friends, a new study conducted by researchers from the Universi..
An improving labor market and rising wages have contributed to improved retirement savings in the workplace, according to Fidelity Investments. In its..
There are many factors that contribute to consumers’ food waste, but findings from a recent study suggest that how much money you earn and spend could play..
While recent studies have found how things like diet and exercise can help consumers’ keep their memory sharp, a new study conducted by researchers from th..
Although many scammers will be looking to trick consumers this Valentine’s Day, findings from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) show that romance scams ar..
Following a legal challenge by Amazon back in January, a federal judge has placed an injunction on a cloud computing contract between the federal governmen..
When March 2020 rolls around, Delta Air Lines will be depositing a big, fat $1 billion towards doing what it can to clean up the environment. In a 10-y..
As more and more studies focus on veterans’ health post-service, and veterans worry about their health upon returning home, a new study conducted by resear..
As experts continue to explore the ways air pollution can increase the risk of death for consumers, a new study conducted by researchers from the Massachus..
Tesla and its founder Elon Musk are on the front burner again. Less than a year after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) went after Musk for cont..
Rutter's, a chain of convenience stores and gas stations with 72 locations in central Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Maryland, has reported details of a..
Uncertainty over the coronavirus is keeping world oil prices low, and that, in turn, continues to push down gasoline prices.The AAA Fuel Gauge Survey s..
Family Traditions Meat Company of Ackley, Iowa, is recalling approximately 270 pounds of ready-to-eat beef sticks. The product contains milk, an allerge..
General Motors is recalling 148,055 model year 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500s and GMC Sierra 1500s.The vehicles received updated software for the Elect..
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways I can scam you.With Valentine's Day on the horizon, consumers are predicted to spend record amounts on the oc..
Massachusetts’ Attorney General (AG) Maura Healey has filed a lawsuit against the e-cigarette company JUUL for its role in creating what she calls a “youth..
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has taken the U.S. healthcare system to task for delivering little in return for what is spent. Powell appeared..
With the advent of wearable fitness trackers, many consumers have taken to counting how many steps they take on a daily basis. The common thinking is that..
While previous studies have highlighted just how crucial parents’ roles are in their children’s lives, a new study conducted by researchers from the Univer..
A new study conducted by researchers from Ohio State University explored how vocabulary specific to certain topics, such as science or politics, can affect..
Cars on U.S. highways are getting safer, and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is singling out 64 models for its 2020 top safety honors...
As the number of available homes on the market has fallen, the price for those homes has gone up in just about every metro area of the U.S.The National..
Hyundai Motor America is recalling 429,686 model year 2006-2011 Elantras and model year 2007-2011 Elantra Touring vehicles. Moisture may enter the Anti-..
Ford Motor Company is recalling about 217,000 model year 2013-18 Ford Flex, Ford Taurus Police Interceptor Sedan, Ford Taurus SHO and Lincoln MKT vehicles...
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is stepping up its antitrust investigation of five major technology companies.The agency has ordered Microsoft, Amaz..
Internet security company Malwarebytes’ gift to consumers for Safer Internet Day on Tuesday was its annual State of Malware Report. It’s a true head-spinne..
Renting or purchasing a home continues to get more expensive, but the cost of moving into a rental is higher if you are young or part of a minority, accord..
Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and experts are predicting that consumers will be spending more than they ever have before this year. In its annua..
U.S. security officials say they have cold, hard evidence that Chinese tech firm Huawei has backdoor access to mobile-phone networks. They allege that no o..
On the heels of a LendingTree study that found a majority of Americans entered the year feeling financial stress, another survey points to consumers’ growi..
A new study conducted by researchers from Penn State found yet another way social media can come into play for prospective job candidates. The findings..
Studies have shown how deficient levels of vitamin D could lead to kids experiencing anything from stunted development to high blood pressure. Now, researc..
Suffering from a stroke can leave consumers in a fragile physical state long after the initial experience is over. Weakness, numbness, and fatigue are just..
Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 106,857 model year Audi 2000-2001 TT Roadsters, model year 2000 TT Coupes, model year 1999 A8s, model year 1998-20..
Chrysler is recalling 84,202 model year 2019-2020 Ram 2500 and 3500 Pickups equipped with six-speed automatic (68RFE) transmissions. A build up of press..
Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) is recalling 28 model year 2019 AMG GT63 4MATICs and AMG GT63S 4MATICs. A wiring harness for the automatic transmission may no..
A federal judge has given T-Mobile and Sprint a long-awaited blessing that will allow the merger of the two telecoms.U.S. District Court Judge Victor M..
Attorney General William Barr has announced the indictment of four members of China’s military for the 2017 Equifax data hack that exposed sensitive inform..
A coronavirus outbreak that began in China continues to ravage that country and expand to other areas around the world. Officials at the Centers for Di..
Heading into an election year, President Trump has proposed a $4.8 trillion budget plan that increases spending for the military and veterans but cuts soci..
If you point your ear towards Washington, D.C. today and hear nary a peep, it may be because the Trump administration has discretely dropped its antitrust..
Back in November, Amazon filed a lawsuit challenging the federal government’s decision to choose Microsoft for a $10 billion cloud computing contract with..
While previous studies have reported on the benefits of handwashing when it comes to reducing infections, a new study conducted by researchers from the Mas..
A recent study found that being more positive can reduce the risk of disease, but researchers from Michigan State University have extended those results to..
A new housing crisis could be brewing, but this one would be a lot different from the one that nearly brought down the world economy more than a decade ago..
Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) is recalling 22 model year 2019 A220s and A220 4MATICs.In certain operating conditions, the rearview camera software may caus..
The travel industry continues to react to the coronavirus, with cruise lines becoming the latest to take steps to screen passengers.Both Royal Caribbea..
A labor union representing restaurant workers has published a report accusing managers at Chipotle Mexican Grill of taking shortcuts that reduce food safet..
Regulators at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are warning young consumers to be on the lookout for fake check scams, which appear to be running rampant..
Climate change is likely to become a hot button issue over the coming months as presidential candidates outline their plans to address the issue. Based on..
We’re nearing the first anniversary of the U.S. government’s decision to ground all 737 MAX flights, and the top dog at the Federal Aviation Administration..
Pay up, mon frere. Three years after it was discovered that Apple was purposely slowing down older versions of its iPhones, possibly in hopes of prodding c..
A recent study tracked opioid prescription trends and discovered that many consumers are given higher than normal doses of opioids over long periods of tim..
Cannabis is becoming more popular with consumers due to more states legalizing it and major corporations infusing it into well-known products. However, res..
Salud Natural Entrepreneur of Waukegan, Ill., is recalling Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber (powder) and Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber (capsule). The products may be..
Coolant may leak internally and/or externally during normal engine operation..
The rising cost of health care affects consumers of all ages, and the ambiguous -- and often lofty -- price tags associated with certain procedures or trea..
A New Jersey state court jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $750 million in damages to four plaintiffs who claimed asbestos in the company’s talc po..
Many airline carriers faced an up-and-down year in 2019. Boeing’s 737 MAX debacle caused logistical problems, and the recent coronavirus outbreak that bega..
For the consumers pulling out another swath of their hair every time they receive a robocall, Google may have come to the rescue.While the world waits..
Although a classroom may not be a student’s favorite place to spend their time, a new study conducted by researchers from UCLA has identified yet another v..
As it suffers shocks to its economy from the spreading coronavirus, China has announced it is cutting tariffs on $75 billion in U.S. imports, reducing the..
Reviews of products and services are essential for savvy consumers who want to do their homework and make the best financial decision. But one such site th..
A plunge in oil prices due to the fast-spreading coronavirus in China is giving motorists a break at the gas pump. Oil prices stabilized this week, but the..
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling 138,842 model year 1998-2000 RAV4s, model year 1998-1999 RAV4 EVs & Celicas and model year 1997-1998..
Even though the economy is booming, not everyone is enjoying the good times. A majority of consumers have entered 2020 carrying a lot of debt, reducing wha..
While experts are constantly working to improve diabetes treatment, researchers from the University of North Carolina, UCLA, and MIT have discovered a new..
Many consumers have prioritized healthy eating in an effort to improve their health, and a new study shows that a specific type of food could help us live..
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has agreed to a settlement with Arizona-based company Quantum Wellness over alleged deceptive claims that the latter use..
Valentine’s Day is coming up soon, and many consumers will be looking to find the perfect gift or sentiment to share with their loved one. But while the da..
Savannah Food Company is recalling cornbread dressing and bread stuffing that include frozen diced eggs. The products may be contaminated with Listeria ..
As Valentine’s Day draws near, that new dress or time spent working out in the gym might not be nearly as helpful for getting a date as getting a handle on..
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has launched Identity Theft Central, giving consumers beefed-up access to advice on protecting themselves against identi..
As the risk of an opioid overdose continues to cause concern for consumers, researchers have now made an interesting discovery in the world of prescription..
Numerous studies suggest that the effects of climate change could have a drastic impact on our way of life. One way that could happen is through more dange..
United Airlines announced on Wednesday that it has become the first airline carrier to own and operate its own flight school. The company hopes to use its..
As consumer privacy continues to seemingly spin out of control, a new study shines some interesting light on which consumers are the most concerned and wha..
Macy’s is closing 125 department stores over the next three years, a major blow to shopping malls already struggling to fill empty spaces and attract consu..
While texting and driving has become troublesome for both teens and adults, a new study looked at the risk texting poses for pedestrians crossing the stree..
Chrysler is recalling 222,207 model year 2014-2019 Ram ProMasters with 6L engines. The transmission shifter cable may separate and disconnect from the t..
Airbnb, like Uber, is a major disrupter of an existing industry. It’s popular with travelers who like having an entire apartment for the same price as a sm..
As colleges and universities continue to raise tuition and fees, students are looking for the best value. The latest report from The Princeton Review may o..
Attackers have exploited Twitter in a gigantic grab-and-go that included the personal phone numbers of as many as 17 million users. Twitter came clean..
With consumers having less and less time to take care of interruptions that upset their normal schedules, it looks like Apple is coming to the rescue by of..
On the same day as the Iowa Caucuses, the first nominating event of the 2020 primary season, Google has issued new guidelines for its handling of political..
While stress and exhaustion running rampant among many high school students, a new study conducted by researchers from Yale University found that negative..
Recent studies have already shown how changes to consumers’ diets can reduce their risk of heart disease. Now, researchers from Penn State say that reducin..
The importance of sleep cannot be understated for any consumer, but researchers from the University of Warwick say that it’s especially important for devel..
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed the lawsuit to stop the $1.37 billion acquisition of Harry’s Inc. -- a start-up razor company -- by its compet..
Five Star Food of Garden City, Mich., is recalling 100 cases of Excellent Tahina.The product may be contaminated with Salmonella.No illnesses are r..
Apparently, with nothing else better to do, cybercrooks have decided to ride the wave of fear connected to the coronavirus outbreak in hopes of fleecing so..
People living with a severe peanut allergy need to be hyper aware of which foods and drinks they consume to avoid a potentially fatal reaction, but a new d..
The Committee on Education and Labor wants the Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, to further explain her new formula towards processing claims by bambooz..
A new study conducted by researchers from Boston University School of Medicine found that consumers could be bringing toxic contaminants from work into the..
It’s no secret that consumers in rural America don’t have the technology infrastructure found in urban areas, but the Federal Communications Commission (FC..
While many teachers struggle with getting their students to focus throughout the school day, a new study found one such way to keep kids engaged during les..
Apparel retailer Forever 21, which filed for bankruptcy protection last year, has agreed to sell its retail business to a group of mall operators.In a..
As the 2020 home buying season gets underway, prospective buyers are finding the most attractive mortgage rates in years. Current homeowners can also take..
General Motors is recalling 699 model year 2007-2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500s & 3500s, and GMC Sierra 2500s and 3500s with non-desiccated, passenger front..
Alliance Tire Americas is recalling 1,178 Galaxy DH241-G 16H commercial truck tires in size 11R24.5 with DOT date codes 2519 through 4619. The tires may..
Quesos La Ricura of Hicksville, N.Y., is recalling 12 oz. packages of Cotija Cheese (Queso Cotija). The product may be contaminated with Shiga toxin pro..
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