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    Avoiding an unnecessary C-section

    Consumer Reports’ latest study finds that the number of cesarean deliveries remains very high in the U.S., despite the desire of many women to have a nonsurgical birth. Women who have C-sections can find that it takes longer to recover and that it’s more likely that any other children they have will also be delivered by C-section. Consumer Reports looked into why so many women with low-risk first pregnancies end up having C-sections. Its Health Rating Center analyzed hospital data from across the country and […]

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    Flowers for Mother’s Day

    If you’re planning to send a Mother’s Day bouquet, you want it petal-perfect. Holiday orders put a strain on florists. To see what you get, Consumer Reports ordered a variety of colored roses near another high-stress time for florists—Valentine’s Day. The long-stemmed roses were ordered from three popular online florists — ProFlowers, FTD, and 1-800 Flowers. When the flowers arrived, they were assessed by Consumer Reports staffers. There were some surprises. The boxed roses from ProFlowers flopped out of their protective plastic collar. All […]

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    Blowing up hoverboards for your safety! Contact 6 goes behind the scenes at Underwriters Laboratories

    MILWAUKEE/NORTHBROOK, Illinois — They were the must-have items around the holidays. Now, hoverboards are hard to find. The government asked retailers to take them off shelves considering them too dangerous. But, there’s one laboratory that’s breaking and blowing up hoverboards to keep you safe and get them back on the market. From kites to drones, if it’s fun and flies you’ll find it at Gift of Wings, but there’s one item flying off shelves that’s grounded: Hoverboards. “People love these […]

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    “Fast is easy, but it’s not always good:” Woman gets caught up in online job scam

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    “The victims were extremely sad and scared:” Scam targets renters seeking low-income housing

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    Best prepaid cards

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    Top paint for any room

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    Samsung is promoting its new Galaxy S7 with a celebrity-filled ad campaign. The commercials tout that its new S7 phones have a long battery life and a camera that takes great pictures in low light, and that they’re water resistant. Consumer Reports tested the Galaxy S7 and the larger S7 Edge for those claims, running them through the same tests it does for all smartphones. To test water resistance, Consumer Reports dropped the phones in a pressurized tank, which simulates submersion in 5 feet […]

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    Accident-prevention systems

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    New ways to brew coffee

    Consumer Reports has ratings for more than 130 drip coffee makers alone. But there are plenty of other machines to get your brew on. Testers tested three new types of coffee makers that are said to improve your cup of joe ––including one that only makes cold brewed coffee. Cold brewing is steeping the grounds in cold water for a long period of time to make coffee that’s less bitter and less acidic. The $50 Oxo Cold Brew is basically a filtered container on a […]

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    “I gave him everything!” Widow gets caught up in Sweetheart Scam

    NORFOLK, Va. — They think they’re communicating with honest men who have ended up in a jam. But instead, thousands of women are being lured into online dating scams. The end result is money lost and a lot of embarrassment. “I heard from him almost every day for a good while,” said fraud victim Janet Cook. Cook is talking about a man named Kelvin that she met on an online dating website after her husband passed away. “I just became, I guess, […]

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    “They can’t trust me anymore:” Woman loses $300,000 in lottery scam

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