Consumer Alerts (page 3)
What Parents Should Know About Hoverboard Safety Issues
Two-wheeled “hoverboards” were the hottest gift of the holiday season last year, but many parents across the country were left feeling burned after shocking reports...
- Jul 12, 2016
Tesla Autopilot: A Safe, Self-Driving Feature or Advanced Driver-Assistance Tool?
There’s a big difference between the so-called self-driving cars with which Google is experimenting and the computer-assisted driving of Tesla’s Autopilot vehicle. The former is...
- Jul 11, 2016
Furniture Tip-Over Deaths Lead IKEA to Recall 29 Million Chests and Dressers
The largest furniture seller in the world, Swedish company IKEA, has announced it is recalling 29 million dressers and chests in the United States. The...
- Jul 1, 2016
How Standard Automatic Car Safety Features Could Save Lives
Cars have drastically changed since their introduction at the turn of the century. Now, they can help drivers avoid accidents and injuries, seeing imminent collisions...
- Jun 29, 2016
Carcinogenic Talcum Powder: How Can Cosmetics Do More Harm Than Good?
Two lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson concluded this year with the health care behemoth on the hook for nearly $200 million in damages for allegedly...
- Jun 27, 2016
5 Undeniable Signs Your House Needs New Windows
No one gives much thought about their windows when they’re functioning properly. But when your windows begin to fail, it’s easy to see their essential...
- Jun 21, 2016
3 Beauty Products’ Shadowy Secrets Revealed
Although premium beauty products often come with a steep price tag, consumers know it’s better to pay a little more to take advantage of the...
- Jun 11, 2016
5 Undeniable Signs You Have a Bad Roof
We don’t just need a roof over our heads, we need a good roof. Whether you have purchased a home with a brand-new roof or...
- Jun 6, 2016
After Chemo: What It's Like for Breast Cancer Patients to Live with Permanent Hair Loss
Defeating cancer is one of the most difficult and courageous things a person can do. The ultimate hope is that their life returns to normal,...
- May 20, 2016
What Hawaii's Takata Lawsuit Means for Drivers in Other States
The state of Hawaii announced Friday that it will be suing Takata for allegedly covering up a problem that causes its airbag inflators to rupture...
- May 17, 2016
First Steps to Treating Compulsive Gambling: How to Help Compulsive Gamblers Recover
Today, wagering on anything has never been easier. Online casinos and daily fantasy sports are regularly marketed on TV and the internet, and they let...
- May 11, 2016
Top 4 Birth Control Implant Side Effects
Birth control is a necessity for many women. Unfortunately, most of the popular options on the market for semi-permanent or permanent birth control cause debilitating...
- May 4, 2016
Takata Recall Expands By Another 35 Million Airbags: Here’s What You Should Do Next
Takata, already facing the largest auto recall in U.S. history, will recall at least 35 million more airbag inflators, according to news reports. This latest...
- May 4, 2016
Talcum Baby Powder Alert: Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $55 Million for Product’s Link to Ovarian Cancer
For the second time in three months, major drugmaker Johnson & Johnson is on the hook for millions of dollars stemming from its baby powder...
- May 4, 2016
5 Ways Your Car Keeps You Safe in 2016
Every day, millions of people rely on their motor vehicles to get them to where they need to go. They expect these vehicles to be...
- May 3, 2016