Consumer Alerts (page 4)


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...

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  • 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...

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  • Jul 11, 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...

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  • 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...

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  • Jun 27, 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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,...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • May 4, 2016

Life Insurance Fraud Investigation: What to Do If You Haven't Been Paid

Life insurance auditors have revealed that at least 70 of America’s leading life insurance companies are linked to an alleged practice of purposefully not seeking...

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  • Apr 28, 2016

The 3 Largest Auto Recalls of All Time

Over the years, there have been hundreds of auto recalls that involve everything from individual auto parts to the vehicles themselves. However, since the federal...

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  • Apr 28, 2016

Compulsive Behavior: Here Are Some Common Causes

When a person suffers from compulsive behaviors such as hoarding, constant counting or even gambling, families can suffer with them. Knowing what is causing the...

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  • Apr 26, 2016