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Stop taking Mucinex Fast-Max liquid medicines

April 25th, 2015
Stop taking Mucinex Fast-Max liquid medicines If you have a bottle of Mucinex in your medicine cabinet, you may need to throw it away. Earlier week, drugmaker RB recalled certain lots of over-the-counter Mucinex...

The science behind smartwatch scratch resistance

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April 24th, 2015
The science behind smartwatch scratch resistance Durability is a greater concern for smartwatches than for any other personal electronics device. Sure, cellular phones can take a beating, but at least you can protect...

Getting out your gas grill? Here's the drill.

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April 24th, 2015
Getting out your gas grill? Here's the drill. Some folks grill all year long but if you’re just getting out your gas grill now, give it a few quick checks to make sure it’s ready for another barbecue season....

New report warns of senior investor hazards

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April 24th, 2015
New report warns of senior investor hazards With even the best certificates of deposit still yielding less than 2 percent, the days of "living off the interest" for retirees are long gone. But the problem for retirees...

6 lessons for women in or near retirement

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April 24th, 2015
6 lessons for women in or near retirement Kathryn Larson and Elizabeth Marner-Brooks are both women of retirement age. Though the choices they made on the path there are different, they both offer lessons for women who...

The Apple Watch launches—and our labs tests begin

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April 24th, 2015
The Apple Watch launches—and our labs tests begin Pre-order sales of the Apple Watch have reportedly been between 1 million and 2.3 million—the first of those devices are arriving to customers today. We've...

Consumer Reports Finds Potentially Harmful Bacteria and Illegal Antibiotic Residues in Tests of Frozen Shrimp

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April 24th, 2015
Consumer Reports Finds Potentially Harmful Bacteria and Illegal Antibiotic Residues in Tests of Frozen Shrimp Findings raise public health concerns especially with imported, farmed shrimp; FDA needs to step up...

Garage Gurus expands training for independent mechanics

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April 23rd, 2015
Garage Gurus expands training for independent mechanics What are Danny “The Count" Koker, star of History channel’s “Counting Cars,” and financier supreme Carl Icahn doing in the same room?...

Pick the best riding mower for your property

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April 23rd, 2015
Pick the best riding mower for your property Riding mowers are the way to mow for lawns of a certain size, typically one-half acre or more. If your property is even more princely, you may want to consider a tractor with...

Best deals on pickup trucks in April

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April 23rd, 2015
Best deals on pickup trucks in April As people start dusting off their yard equipment and planning trips to the garden center, the usefulness of a pickup truck quickly becomes evident. But today's trucks aren't mere...

Clever child seat installation in extended-cab pickups

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April 23rd, 2015
Clever child seat installation in extended-cab pickups Pickup trucks have long shed their work-only persona and are now among the most popular passenger vehicles in the country. In fact, for 2014, three pickup truck...

Clever child seat installation in extended-cab pickups

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April 23rd, 2015
Clever child seat installation in extended-cab pickups Pickup trucks have long shed their work-only persona and are now among the most popular passenger vehicles in the country. In fact, for 2014, three pickup truck...

New Sony TVs show why high dynamic range is more important than resolution

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April 22nd, 2015
New Sony TVs show why high dynamic range is more important than resolution When Sony took the wraps off its 2015 TV lineup last week, the buzz wasn't about higher resolution but rather about the coming...

A dream vacation, a travel insurance nightmare

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April 22nd, 2015
A dream vacation, a travel insurance nightmare While booking a weeklong cruise to Panama on a Windstar sailing yacht, Marita and her husband, Frank, also took American Express Travel’s offer of a $1,149 insurance...

Financial risks in your sixties

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April 22nd, 2015
Financial risks in your sixties “As you move into your 60s, taking steps to protect what you’ve earned and accumulated becomes more front and center,” says Bernard Krooks, a lawyer with Littman Krooks...