Mar 1, 2015
As a consumer reporter, I've done stories about questionable health claims for juicers. What's more, it's my opinion that after using a juicer for a few weeks, it may be put away somewhere with the breadmaker.
Feb 22, 2015
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Feb 1, 2015
Medical Costs Rise as Retirees Winter in Florida - NYTimes.com: "Like many retirees, one couple from upstate New York visit doctors in their winter getaway in Florida. But on a recent routine checkup of a pacemaker, a cardiologist there insisted on scheduling several expensive tests even though the 91-year-old husband had no symptoms.
“You walk in the door, and they just start doing things,” said Sally Spencer, 70, who canceled the tests after her husband’s longtime doctor advised her by phone that none of them were needed."
One of the attractions of the Rock River to Eagles are coots, a bird that looks like a duck and dives for food, but isn't a duck. Instead of web feet, It has big long lobed toes for walking in mud and marshes.
Jan 25, 2015
"CVS Sued Over Eye Vitamin Claims
Consumer world: "After our story exposing the issue seven months ago, CVS was finally sued last week over claims for its eye health vitamins. The company implied that its brand was comparable to the name brand that had been shown in studies to slow the progression to blindness. In fact, the CVS version was missing four of the six proven ingredients. That story is this week in Mouse Print*"
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Jan 18, 2015
For those taxpayers who make an adjusted gross income of $60,000 or less.