Your dog or cat is limping, so you decide to give them a simple non-prescription pain reliever – maybe an aspirin or Tylenol.
Not a good idea.
Dr. Marty Becker with Vetstreet.com says pets don't get people medicine unless specifically prescribed by your vet.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports IKEA is voluntarily recalling 2.6 million children's bed canopies because of a strangulation hazard. The canopies have been sold worldwide, exclusively at IKEA stores, since August 1996.
With spring cleaning just around the corner, you may be vowing to straighten out your messy closets. Plenty of do-it-yourself kits promise to provide the rods, shelves, and drawers you need to turn chaos into order. Consumer Reports tested 5 closet organizers, priced from under $100 to more than $500.
There’s something new this tax season for some same-sex married couples. They are now required to file as "married" on their federal return if they were wed by December 31, 2013 in a state that recognized same-sex marriage.
Tax I-D thieves are not only filing fraudulent returns and stealing refunds- they're selling stolen social security numbers to other identity thieves. That's the warning from the new IRS Commissioner, John Koskinen, in Seattle today. But the new head of the nation's tax division says the problem appears to be leveling off.
When you need to cover a large bowl of fruit or potato salad and the bowl doesn't have a lid- chances are, you pull out the plastic wrap. But a company in Ohio thinks it has a better solution.
Hit any big potholes lately? It seems like they're everywhere. Which raises the question: Does my auto insurance cover any damage that's caused by hitting a pothole?
We're hearing from more local families whose social security information was stolen from the data base at the Archdiocese of Seattle. New victims appear to be discovering the fraud daily. Many are not sure what to do, or what to expect- now that thieves have filed taxes in their name.
We all know that plaque can clog the arteries to your brain and heart and cause a stroke or heart attack.
It's one of the top five hidden hazards in the home, blamed for the death of one child every month in this country. Cords on window shades can strangle a child who gets caught in them.
Deceptive advertising generally violates the law, but regulators can't monitor everything. So it's up to shoppers to read the fine print. Especially, Consumer Reports cautions when they see certain advertising terms.
Consumer Reports testers make sure products offer peak performance and safety, but recently they've found some problems with appliances.
Did you settle an outstanding debt last year? In other words, did you pay less than what you owed? Then you should have gotten a 1099-C in the mail.
Consumer Reports tested a new combo smoke alarm and CO detector that offers a better solution.
Have a question about your tax return? IRS Commissioner John Koskinen suggests you go the IRS website before you reach for the phone.