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Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016

Consumer Reports: Best, Worst Stores for Gift Returns

Consumer Reports: Best, Worst Stores for Gift Returns

Consumer Reports checks out the five best and the five worst major retailers for returns.

Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016

Consumer Reports: Holiday TV Buying Advice

Consumer Reports: Holiday TV Buying Advice

If you're shopping for a new TV this holiday season, screen sizes are bigger than ever, and prices keep falling. Consumer Reports points out some helpful TV-buying advice.

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016

Eating Healthy at the Food Court

Eating Healthy at the Food Court

Many of us will be spending a lot of time shopping at malls for those last minute Christmas gifts. But whatever you do, don't shop on an empty stomach! How to keep both your wallet and your waistline happy this...

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016

Consumer Reports: High Calorie Holiday Coffee Drinks

Consumer Reports: High Calorie Holiday Coffee Drinks

If you're tempted by those specialty holiday coffee drinks but sick of fighting holiday pounds, nutrition experts have come up with some easy ways to customize your drink so it doesn't pack as big a punch in fat...

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016

Consumer Reports: Staying Safe in the Hospital

Consumer Reports: Staying Safe in the Hospital

We count on hospitals to make us well. But they can also be a breeding ground for serious infections. Consumer reports tracks hospital-infection records and says while some institutions have made good progress...

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016

Buying the Best Luggage

Buying the Best Luggage

If you're heading out of town for the holidays, make sure you've got a suitcase that can handle the job. Consumer Reports finds some of the best pieces of luggage that could make traveling a lot easier.

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016

Consumer Reports: Group Gifting Made Easy

Consumer Reports: Group Gifting Made Easy

Holiday giving often means chipping in for gifts to family, friends, teachers and coaches. Consumer Reports looks at several websites designed to make group gifting easier.

Monday, Dec 5, 2016

Flower Mound Boy Battles with Hoverboard Company for Refund

Flower Mound Boy Battles with Hoverboard Company for Refund

A family in Flower Mound is fighting to receive a replacement hoverboard after purchasing a malfunctioning unit from a Flordia-based company.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016

Should You Get Your Zs from ZzzQuil?

Should You Get Your Zs from ZzzQuil?

A recent Consumer Reports survey shows 20 percent of adults take an over the counter mediation to help get a restful night of sleep. The leader in the market is ZzzQuil.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016

Consumer Reports: School Nurse Shortage

Consumer Reports: School Nurse Shortage

Nationwide only about half of schools have a full-time registered nurse. Consumer Reports lists what parents can do to make sure your kids' medical needs are taken care of at school.

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