Prescription painkillers like OxyContin, Percocet and Vicodin can make days bearable if you're suffering, but they can be as addictive as heroin and just as deadly.
Fresh cut flowers add color and beauty to your surroundings but unless you're buying flowers to take home where you have vases- finding the proper container to place your petals can pose a thorny challenge. Collapsible, plastic, reusable vases are supposed to solve that problem. They look like flat plastic cut-outs and are about the thickness of a sheet of construction paper. How well do they hold up? How much can they hold? And what are they made of?
The number one rule when it comes to food safety is hot food has to stay hot and cold food needs to stay cold. That's especially important as we cook and eat outside in the summer.
The Federal Trade Commission is going after 6 more companies that claim to help you avoid foreclosure. This brings the total count to 48- in the crackdown against alleged phony foreclosure rescue operations. In separate actions, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau brought charges against additional mortgage relief operations. If you're dealing with a mortgage relief company that contacted you first and charged a big fee up front- stop everything and contact your lender.
Greek yogurt has more protein that regular yogurt, but the benefits of that extra protein can easily be outweighed by all the sugars in many Greek yogurt brands
It's one of the big decisions you need to make when remodeling a kitchen: What type of flooring material should you get? You want it to be pretty, but it needs to be tough.
They’ve been around for some time, yet foreign lottery scams are still snaring countless victims every day.
Nissan is recalling more than 226,000 additional vehicles over a defective air bag that has affected much of the global auto industry.
This might not be on your calendar, but Thursday, July 31 is National Mutt Day. It's meant to remind us how important it is to celebrate and save the lives of mixed-breed dogs.
Flying with a carry-on bag can save you $50 or more per trip. No wonder sales are up. But whatever kind you get, it's got to fit in the overhead bin. Airlines have different maximums they allow. A bag that measures 22 by 14 by 9 inches deep will get you onto most carriers, though some carriers will give you a few inches more.
All sorts of things can damage your credit score. It turns out moving is one of them.
Consumer protection investigators are sending out a new warning for people who want to sell their timeshare: Stay away from anyone who contacts you first, claiming they have a buyer.
Vacation coming up? Chances are you'll be packing a lot of electronics like smart phones, tablets, e-readers, laptops, GPS devices, cameras, iPod and speakers. They practically need their own suitcase! But if you are thinking of checking them as baggage think again.
Lots of products promise to clear your pipes without having to call a plumber. But even though they contain harsh chemicals, Consumer Reports tests have shown most aren't that effective.
Amazon is getting ready to release its first smartphone named the Fire, this Friday July 25th. Consumer Reports put an early version to the test- to find out if it's worth considering a switch.