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Mar 31, 2015

Why Coffee is Good For You

Why Coffee is Good For You

If you’re a coffee lover, you can perk up. Experts at Consumer Reports have reviewed the latest research and say drinking coffee has several health benefits.

Mar 24, 2015

How Not to Treat a Cold

How Not to Treat a Cold

Cold season is in full swing, and many people turn to so-called “natural” remedies to try to prevent colds or ease symptoms.

Mar 19, 2015

Costco Vs. Sam's Club

Costco Vs. Sam's Club

If you don’t mind giant sizes and you have room to store boatloads of things such as paper towels, warehouse clubs are a popular shopping option. But how do you decide which to join? Consumer Reports compared...

Mar 17, 2015

Free Credit Score

Free Credit Score

Credit Sesame, Credit.com, Quizzle.com, and Credit Karma are just a few of the many websites that promise a free credit score. But Consumer Reports says there are hundreds of different ways to score the...

Mar 9, 2015

Getting the Best Price for Your House

Getting the Best Price for Your House

If you're one of the more than 5 million homeowners who’ll sell their home this year, don't make the mistake of selling it "as is."

Mar 12, 2015

Make Your Appliances Last Longer

Make Your Appliances Last Longer

The appliances in your home are a big investment. You can avoid repairs, keep them running efficiently, and get them to last as long as possible by using some tips from Consumer Reports.

Mar 10, 2015

Veggie Chips vs. Potato Chips

Veggie Chips vs. Potato Chips

Consumer Reports just tested 32 different snack chips made from bean chips, pea chips, veggie chips, and kale.

Mar 9, 2015

Life-Saving Smoke Detectors

Life-Saving Smoke Detectors

In a home fire, the risk of dying is cut in half if you have a working smoke alarm, according to the National Fire Protection Association.

Mar 5, 2015

Risks of CT Scans for Kids' Concussions

Risks of CT Scans for Kids' Concussions

A Consumer Reports survey reveals that more than one-third of parents say they would insist on a CT scan if their child received a significant blow to the head.

Mar 3, 2015

Dairy Case Junk Food

Dairy Case Junk Food

The dairy case is bulging with new products that seem like tasty ways to get more protein, calcium, and other nutrients into your diet. But Consumer Reports ShopSmart magazine says that many are just surprise...

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NBC 5 Forecast: Stormy This Holiday Weekend

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SUV Crashes Into North Dallas Home

SUV Crashes Into North Dallas Home

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