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Consumer Greek yogurt has more protein, but watch the sugar Greek yogurt has more protein, but watch the sugar (Video)
Yogurt continues to grow in popularity. Sales now top 7 billion dollars a year. A lot of the latest growth is propelled by Greek-style yogurt. Most yogurts are nutritious and a good source of calcium. Greek yogurt has even more protein and that's part of the appeal.
Consumer Windshield Wonder: Does it work? Windshield Wonder: Does it work? (Video)
When most of us get around to cleaning the inside windows on our vehicle, we typically use window cleaner and a cloth or paper towels. Windshield Wonder promises to make cleaning windshields fast and easy with microfiber and a long-reach handle. It sells for around $10.
Consumer Which store-bought ice cream is best? Which store-bought ice cream is best? (Video)
America's favorite ice cream is vanilla. But what makes plain vanilla really great plain vanilla? An excellent vanilla ice cream should have definite dairy flavor, balanced by real vanilla. It shouldn't be overly sweet and it should have a creamy, smooth texture.
Consumer Take your cat for a walk Take your cat for a walk
You take your dog for a walk. Did you ever think of taking your cat?

If you have a cat with the right personality, it can be fun for both of you – and great exercise, too.
Consumer FTC sues Amazon over kids' app charges FTC sues Amazon over kids' app charges (Video)
The Federal Trade Commission is suing Amazon over charges that the company has not done enough to prevent children from making millions of dollars in unauthorized in-app purchases, according to a complaint filed Thursday in federal court.
Consumer Putting upscale grilling gadgets to the test Putting upscale grilling gadgets to the test (Video)
With grilling season heating up, all kinds of gadgets promise to take your grill to a new level. Consumer Reports tested three gadgets that aim to make your grill even better.
Consumer What's the Nordic diet? What's the Nordic diet?
You've heard about the Mediterranean diet. How about the Nordic diet?

"It appears to be a pretty good diet,” said Dr. John Swartzberg at the UC Berkeley Wellness Letter.
Consumer Washington food workers duped by invalid food permits Washington food workers duped by invalid food permits (Video)
If you want a job in a place where food is served - you must to have a valid food handlers card from your local health department. It's a state law. If its not the right card - you cannot work in food service until you retake the test and get a valid certificate. But state investigators say thousands of local workers got duped.
Consumer The benefits of a harness over a leash The benefits of a harness over a leash
What do you use when you take your dog for a walk - a leash or a harness?

Mikkel Becker, animal training expert at Vetstreet.com, says in many cases, a harness might be a better way to go.

"It doesn't put the strain on the neck and it doesn't choke them," she said.