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Consumer Trust your gut when choosing a vet Trust your gut when choosing a vet
There are lots of factors to consider when you choose a vet for your pet. Price is important. So is reputation. And location. But there's something else to consider: The feeling you get when you visit the place.
Consumer Compare safety features when shopping for new car Compare safety features when shopping for new car
There's a lot to consider before you buy a new car.

Styling, fuel economy and reliability are important, but you really want to look at the safety features on each vehicle you're comparing. And that means doing more than just looking at crash test results.
Consumer Kraft Mac & Cheese shedding the dyes Kraft Mac & Cheese shedding the dyes
This is the last year that the original version of Kraft Mac & Cheese sold in the U.S. will contain artificial preservatives or synthetic colors.
Consumer Protect your pets all year from fleas Protect your pets all year from fleas
You're not the only one who's enjoying the warmer weather, so are the fleas that are on the lawn, at the park and maybe in your house. That's why you want to make sure your pets – both dogs and cats – are protected.
Consumer Top-rated cars and trucks for 2015 Top-rated cars and trucks for 2015
You've got to do your homework before you buy a car. You want to know the fuel economy, safety rating and reliability of the vehicles you’re considering. it's also important to take a test drive – a good long test drive – of those models.
Consumer The value of a second opinion The value of a second opinion
Actress Rita Wilson, Tom Hank's wife, is recovering from a double mastectomy right now. Wilson wants everyone to know that a second opinion may have saved her life. It was a second opinion on a biopsy that had come back cancer free.
Consumer Consumer Reports: Beauty box subscription services
How nice to come home and find a pretty package full of goodies just for you. That’s the appeal of beauty box subscription services, which deliver samples of makeup and skin-care products every month. Consumer Reports ShopSmart signed up for eight services.
Consumer The value of self-monitoring blood pressure The value of self-monitoring blood pressure
High blood pressure is very common. One out of three adults in this country has the condition. For those 65 and older, it’s seven out of ten. As we all know, high blood pressure can increase their risk of heart attacks, strokes and premature death.
Consumer Dealing with bed bugs Dealing with bed bugs
Despite their name, bed bugs aren't limited to your bed.

They can live anywhere. And they can show up in anyone's house. It doesn't have anything to do with whether the home is clean or dirty. All these guys want to do is to suck your blood.

Bed bugs are the ultimate survivalists.
Consumer Why does my cat keep throwing up? Why does my cat keep throwing up?
Yes, cats can be finicky. But if your cat stops eating or starts to vomit frequently for no obvious reason, there's probably a problem you need to deal with.

According to the experts at Vetstreet.com, there could be all sorts of reasons why a cat loses its appetite and starts to vomit.