With flu season around the corner, Consumer Reports says it's best to get vaccinated as early as possible. For many people, the standard vaccine is now free, without a co-pay or deductible.
Anyone who's had to hang pictures, or even a mirror, can relate to the frustration of trying to find the exact spot to put the nail. That's why so many of us have tiny holes in our walls from all the nailing mistakes.
Space heaters can warm up a chilly room. But beware. They account for one-third of all home-heating fires each year, and more than 80 percent of home-heating fire deaths.
When it comes to breast cancer, there's a lot of inaccurate information floating around. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a good time to separate fact from fiction.
Let's be honest: We all want to slow the aging process. But taking DHEA, a powerful hormone sold as a dietary supplement, won't do it.
Sales of portable generators spike every time the power gets knocked out.
The world's biggest hamburger chain is confronting unappetizing questions as part of a U.S. campaign to beat back perceptions that it serves Frankenfood
Sleep with your bedroom door closed and it's a good idea to have a smoke detector in the bedroom. That way, you’ll be sure to hear it, if goes off.
These days, many families are forced to get creative in order to pay the staggering cost of college. Some now charge it. That's right; they use a credit card to cover some of the tuition.
Some dogs dig. They may be bored, they may want attention or it may be their breed. Whatever the reason, it's really annoying when your dog digs up your lawn or garden.
Prepaid debit cards are growing in popularity. They're not just for people with no credit or bad credit anymore. They've become an alternative to checking accounts for people who are tired of bank fees.
As part of a nationwide investigation into unauthorized third-party charges, AT&T will pay $80 million in customer refunds and another $25 million in penalties and fees.
It's seems like a simple question: When should a woman start having mammograms?But it's not.
Some medical experts reccomend screening mammograms every year starting at age 40. Others say every two years starting at age 50.
No wonder so many women are confused.
About 90 percent of corn and soybeans produced in the U.S. is now genetically modified.
Con artists are stealing millions of dollars from seniors across the country by calling up and pretending to be with the federal government.
These phone bandits claim they’re working on behalf of Medicare.
When you're asleep and the fire alarm goes off, you need to get up and out right away.
Tests done by UL show that a small fire can get out of control in just three or four minutes.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a Texas company is recalling nearly 91,000 pounds of ground beef products that might be contaminated with pieces of metal.
Our pets are a lot like us – as they get older, they need more medical attention.
Senior cats often develop kidney problems, so it’s a good idea to know the warning signs.
"Cats have amazingly efficient kidneys,” said Dr. Gary Marshall at Island Cats on Mercer Island.
General Motors is recalling more than 60,000 vehicles in North America, the latest round of recalls this year for the automaker.
You know you're going to get hit with a $25 late fee, but it was your mistake, so you're resigned to pay it. Why not call the credit card company?
Sometimes you need to see a doctor when your doctor isn't around, maybe at night or over the weekend. It's nothing serious, not worth going to the emergency room, but you really want to see someone.
You're trying to eat more fiber. Good for you!
You can't stop the clock, but a little exercise can make a big difference in how you age.
Home Depot, Michaels Craft Stores, Target, UPS- the list of big-name data breaches continues to grow. Data security expert Adam Levin says to reduce your financial exposure during a data breach pay with a credit card whenever you have the option.
A leaky roof can cause serious and expensive damage.