As we get older, we often take more drugs. It's not uncommon for someone in their mid to late 60's to be on more than a dozen prescription medications.
That's why it's so important to watch what you eat. Certain foods can interact with these drugs and cause serious problems.
A Christmas tree is supposed to light up the room, not burn down your house – but it happens hundreds of times each year.
Some decorations pose a hazards for dogs and cats. Here are some simple tips to make your house safe for your pets during the holiday seaon.
Attention holiday shoppers! Two big retail chains have expanded their holiday price-matching policies this year. Target and Wal-Mart will now match prices from some online competitors, including Amazon, and from their own websites – something they did not do in the past.
Before you hit download – stop and check. Make sure you're getting the real deal and not some third-party copycat app that's could be malware or spyware that can collect you personal information.
A lot of us are trying to limit how much fat and sugar we eat, so we look for labels claims to help us decide which brand to choose. That's why it's important to know the terminology.
A ban from the NFL and lost endorsements haven't kept Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson from showing up on Seattle streets.
Which cell phone service is best? A just released Consumer Reports survey of its Seattle subscribers found the happiest customers aren’t with any of the big players.
We’re dependent on Wi-Fi to access the Internet in different parts of our homes. But too often service is sluggish or there are dead zones. Consumer Reports has advice to help improve Wi-Fi in your house.
Consumer Reports has issued new guidelines for limits on how much rice you and your children should eat.
Tires are expensive! Most SUV-truck tires Consumer Reports recommends cost more than $150 each.
Screening tests, like mammograms and colonoscopies, save lives. They can detect medical problems in the early stages when they can be successfully treated.
But as we get older, some of these screening tests may no longer be needed.
Old windows – that let cold air into the house and warm air out – can really drive up your energy bills. But is that reason enough to replace them?
Cats have claws and they like to use them. This can create real problems in the home.
So why do cats scratch furniture?
Kate Benjamin, co-author of the book Catification: Designing a Stylish Home for Your Cat (and You), says it's instinct.
Let's be honest, we all tend to eat too much this time of year, and nothing I can say will change that. So, rather than do without, how about promising yourself not to overdo it this year?