You spent most of the summer on your deck. When's the last time you looked under it? If it's been awhile, maybe you should get under there.
The research is clear: watching your weight and eating nutritious, healthy foods can decrease your risk for cardiovascular diseases.
A trip down the snack aisle can be predictable: You see chips, pretzels, and popcorn. But there's another snack that has become quite trendy, thanks to Hollywood and some music superstars. It's popped chips, and the testers at Consumer Reports wanted to know what all the fanfare was about.
We've all heard that sitting all day is bad for our health. So what are the options for those of us who work at a desk for hours and hours? Consumer Reports tested what could be the desk of the future- a treadmill desk.
With severe storms on the rise, more homeowners are buying chain saws to clean up fallen trees and branches. And though many come equipped with safety features, chain saws still account for more than 30,000 injuries and even some deaths every year. The experts at Consumer Reports have some tips for handling chain saws safely.
Your favorite local restaurant needs your help fighting a scam they probably don't even know about.
This year you can get a head start on your holiday shopping long before your Thanksgiving feast.
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.
Anyone who wants a credit card before they turn 21 needs to have a cosigner or prove they have the means to pay the bills. That's one of the provisions of the CARD Act of 2009.
The hottest gadget for fitness-minded people is an activity tracker. It’s a wearable device that tells you how much you’re moving. Consumer Reports took six popular trackers for a whirl and found that some are better than others at helping you reach your exercise goals.
Orange juice with vitamin C and calcium, nutrition bars with added vitamins, and energy drinks! Americans spend billions of dollars on fortified foods every year. Consumer Reports takes a closer look at downside of foods with added nutrients.
The marijuana business in the United States is worth $40 billion, and as states like Washington and Colorado decriminalize the personal use of pot, investors hope to cash in. Unfortunately, so do scammers, who are ready to pitch their bogus or worthless "investment opportunities."
Scammers around the world are targeting consumers in this state- but victims and intended targets continue to fight back. The newest weapon is a statewide "Fraud Watch Network" that includes direct consumer alerts and telephone town meetings to help more consumers head off the bad guys.
When you’re shopping for a television, the choices can seem overwhelming. It’s no longer just LCD and plasma you have to consider. Consumer Reports’ TV experts say it’s only going to get more confusing. They have tested the latest TV technologies, OLED and Ultra-HD, and say these first sets, though very pricey, have a lot to offer.
When the doorbell rings...the dog barks. My dog, Sam, starts as soon as they're in the driveway. He just wants to let me know someone is there.
Mikkel Becker, expert pet trainer with Vetstreet.