We know it's healthy to eat more fruits and vegetables. But a lot of produce contains pesticides. That's especially a concern for children because they're still growing and they metabolize toxins differently.
Every year, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars based on how well they meet federal crash test standards. NHTSA's 5-star safety rating program is credited with pushing manufactures to continually improve the safety of the cars we drive.
A new drug, one that might slow down or help prevent Alzheimer's disease, is being tested right now at hospitals in the U.S. and Canada.
About 3,000 people are killed each year in residential fires. And in the winter months the risk of house fires goes up with the use of fireplaces and space heaters. In a home fire, the risk of dying is cut in half if you have a working smoke alarm, according to the National Fire Protection Association.
Do-it-yourself painters who are looking to save some money often shop at Lowe's and Home Depot. And you can find some really good paint there, if you know which brands to choose.
Think about your pets as you do your springtime gardening and get the yard back in shape. The ASPCA reminds pet parents to be wary of some popular, but poisonous plants.
It's likely you don't think you've invited a spy into your home when setting up a new TV. But new Samsung, LG, and Vizio smart TVs can record and share everything that's viewed, whether it's a broadcast or something streaming from the Internet. And some smart TVs can even track what DVD you're watching.
Data breaches are now the norm. There's a good chance some of your personal information has already been compromised – maybe more than once.
Drug stores have been stocking groceries for some time now and they continue to make it more convenient to skip the grocery store if you only need a few items. Given the increasingly fierce compeition I did a little secret shopping to see if drug stores are still the most expensive way to go.
Going to an independent mechanic does not affect the manufacturer's warranty coverage on your vehicle.
Is a $15 stainless steel veggie peeler with an ultra sharp blade - any better than the peeler you're using right now? I put off testing this for a long time because I just couldn't believe something called the Titan Peeler could be that revolutionary.
Some people are leery about buying frozen fruits and vegetables. They believe frozen is inferior to fresh. Relax, there's nothing to worry about.
You may be ready to launch into spring-cleaning mode. Be careful! Consumer Reports says that some cleaning products contain dangerous ingredients.
Medical alert systems can offer peace of mind when an aging loved-one lives alone. Some companies now have pendants and wristbands with built-in motion sensors that can detect a fall.
If you're looking online for vacation rentals or even a place to live, be sure to proceed with caution. Rental scammers are hitting virtually all the rental housing websites. Make the wrong move online and bogus landlords will con you out of hundreds, even thousands of dollars that you'll never get back.
When your pet has a problem - you want the best care possible. But that doesn't mean you have to pay top dollar.
The appliances in your home are a big investment. You can avoid repairs, keep them running efficiently, and get them to last as long as possible by using these tips from Consumer Reports.
Household leaks – from dripping faucets, loose showerheads and faulty toilets – are quite common. And they can be very costly.
Watch your mail for a new travel giveaway that promises big prizes worth thousands of dollars and no purchase necessary. The letter states your entry has been selected, but did you enter anything?
You've probably noticed that a lot of food products – everything from breakfast bars to cereal and yogurt – boast about how much protein they have. Which made me wonder: Do most of us need more protein in our diets?