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Friday, Feb 9, 2018

Tips and Reminders to Prevent and Fight the Flu

Tips and Reminders to Prevent and Fight the Flu

It's good to know how to prevent the flu, identify it and treat it. Consumer Reports has some tips to avoid getting sick and remedies to consider if you start feeling sick.

Friday, Feb 9, 2018

Consumer Reports Finds TV Security Flaws

Consumer Reports Finds TV Security Flaws

Could your TV be controlled by hackers? A new investigation by Consumer Reports found millions of smart TVs don't do enough to protect your security.

Thursday, Feb 8, 2018

Answering Common Questions About Using Drones

Answering Common Questions About Using Drones

For a long time, drones were used mostly by professional photographers and flying enthusiasts. But lower priced, user-friendly models are flooding the market, allowing consumers to get in on the action.

Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018

Car Subscription Programs Go Beyond Buying, Leasing

Car Subscription Programs Go Beyond Buying, Leasing

You've heard of buying and leasing, but have you considered subscribing to your next car?

Thursday, Feb 1, 2018

What to Consider Before Seeing a Naturopathic Doctor

What to Consider Before Seeing a Naturopathic Doctor

There's a shortage of primary care physicians, and now some people are considering an alternative in natural medicine.

Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018

Perfect Your TV Settings Before the Super Bowl

Perfect Your TV Settings Before the Super Bowl

Consumer Reports offers some expert tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your TV ahead of the Super Bowl and Olympic Winter Games.

Monday, Jan 29, 2018

Heart Attack Danger With Super Bowl Meal

Heart Attack Danger With Super Bowl Meal

Consumer Reports says it’s best to avoid overeating if you have underlying heart disease, hypertension or high cholesterol.

Thursday, Jan 25, 2018

New Research on the Benefits of Water

New Research on the Benefits of Water

More than a third of Americans are obese. Some cities are attacking the obesity epidemic by targeting sugary drinks with extra taxes. Consumer Reports has important information on whether that strategy...

Thursday, Jan 25, 2018

Instant Pot and Other Great Gifts for Foodies

Instant Pot and Other Great Gifts for Foodies

Looking for a gift for your favorite foodie? Maybe you’re considering this year’s hot gift - the Instant Pot! Consumer Reports tests hundreds of kitchen gadgets and appliances each year.

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VP Talks Florida School Shooting, Tax Cuts in Dallas Speech
VP Talks Florida School Shooting, Tax Cuts in Dallas Speech

Vice President Mike Pence started the first of two speaking events in Dallas Saturday by remembering those victims of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

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5 to Watch Saturday: Skeleton, Lots of Skiing Events and Speedskating

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Indictments Make TX Connections to Alleged Russian Meddling
Indictments Make TX Connections to Alleged Russian Meddling

A federal grand jury's indictment of 13 Russians and three Russian companies for alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election mentions several Texas connections.