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Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018

Avoid a Dangerous Contact Lens Infection

Avoid a Dangerous Contact Lens Infection

While contacts are overall very safe, not caring properly for the lenses can lead to eye infections, some of them quite serious.

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018

Downsides Of A Gluten Free Diet

Downsides Of A Gluten Free Diet

Sales of gluten-free foods have nearly tripled in recent years, as more and more people become convinced that gluten causes many health problems.

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018

How To See The Dentist Without Insurance

How To See The Dentist Without Insurance

With the rising cost of health care, many people may find themselves skipping dental visits - especially seniors.

Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018

Social Media Tips For Your Next Job

Social Media Tips For Your Next Job

If you’re looking for a job, you’re going to need to do a lot more than spruce up your resume. As part of their screening, potential employers will likely scour your social media accounts.

Thursday, Dec 28, 2017

How to Make the Most of Your New Digital Assistant

How to Make the Most of Your New Digital Assistant

If you have a new digital assistant, Consumer Reports has advice on how to maximize it's usefulness.

Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017

How to Haggle and Save on Anything

How to Haggle and Save on Anything

Consumer Reports gives tips on how to get discounts and deals on items for sale online

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017

Shopping For a Worthy Cause This Holiday Season

Shopping For a Worthy Cause This Holiday Season

Look closely at retailers promises when it comes to donating to charity.

Thursday, Nov 23, 2017

The Bot That Stole Christmas

The Bot That Stole Christmas

It's not just Black Friday parents that are snatching those hard to find Christmas presents up before you can find them, but hi-tech software.

Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017

Beware of Online Holiday Shopping Schemes

Beware of Online Holiday Shopping Schemes

Planning to skip the malls and shop online holiday season? The explosion of e-commerce in the last ten years has also given rise to online shopping schemes.

Friday, Oct 27, 2017

Parenting With Video Games

Parenting With Video Games

Rather than constantly telling your child to put their tablet down, there are ways to use it to enhance your communication.

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