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Phones are often a very important item that is often left off the makeover checklist

May 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Entertainment, Technology

Approximately 38 million Americans over age 40 have glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration and cataracts and that number is expected to rise to 56 million by 2030.

May 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Health, Science

Microsoft opens its first full line Miami area retail store on Saturday, offering the latest Windows PCs, Windows Phones, Xbox games and more. To celebrate its new store at Dadeland Mall in Miami, Florida, Microsoft will host a...

May 2013 | Location: Florida | Category: Consumer News, Technology

There is NO EXCUSE not to wear a life jacket

May 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Entertainment, Environment, Health, Sports, Travel/Lifestyle

Bing invites consumers to take the Bing It On Challenge and see if they prefer Bing over Google for the web’s top searches

May 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Technology, Travel/Lifestyle

Study examines the link between vacations and happiness

May 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Entertainment, Technology, Travel/Lifestyle

When Florida turned down $2.4 billion in federal aid for a high-speed rail in 2011, many Floridians were upset. Now, state lawmakers may reject a much larger amount – $51 billion over 10 years – leaving hundreds of thousands of...

April 2013 | Location: Florida | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Consumer News, Finance, Government/Public Affairs, Health

Este Arbor Day, recuerde plantar el Árbol Correcto en el Lugar Correcto.

April 2013 | Location: Florida | Category: Consumer News

Helpful tips from Florida Power and Light for customers to consider before planing trees and bushes this Arbor Day.

April 2013 | Location: Florida | Category: Consumer News

In celebration of Earth Day and National Volunteer Week, local members of the cruise industry and the Port of Seattle are rolling up their sleeves to help restore Golden Gardens Park.

April 2013 | Location: Washington | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Consumer News, Environment, Travel/Lifestyle

The fourth Bay Area store offers the latest Windows PCs, Windows Phone, Wbox games and more and a host a free exclusive performance by Blake Shelton.

April 2013 | Location: California | Category: Consumer News, Entertainment, Technology

In honor of National Financial Literacy Month, the American Bankers Association is organizing banker volunteers around the country to teach children how to become life-long savers. Nearly 10,000 bankers are participating in all...

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Business, Consumer News, Education, Finance

According to the newly released Microsoft Security Intelligence Report, 2.5 out of 10 computers are not running up-to-date anti-virus software, which can result in identity theft, fraud and other online scams.

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Technology

Getting insurance through the workplace has traditionally been the way most Americans obtain health insurance, but today just 60 percent of people receive their health insurance through this route.

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Business, Consumer News, Government/Public Affairs, Health

Abril es el "Plantas Invasoras de plagas, y el Mes de Concienciación de Enfermedades" y el comienzo de una época particularmente vulnerable a la agricultura de Estados Unidos, como un aumento de la actividad al aire libre aumenta...

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Environment, Health

New survey results show eco-friendly housing trends and the increasing interest in green living from people across the nation.

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Environment, Technology

The IRS conducted a record number of audits last year and plans more for 2012, but that may not be bad news. Some audits lead to larger refunds. The challenge is for individuals and families to apply new tax law changes and plan...

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Finance, Government/Public Affairs, Justice/Legal

Vision is our most prized sense. In fact, most people fear losing their eye sight more than any other primary sense. Losing vision to eye diseases, injuries or other conditions can mean losing the ability to enjoy driving,...

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Consumer News, Health

Study of disasters in 2012 shows economic losses of 186 billion dollars.

March 2013 | Location: Northeast, Southeast, Midwest | Category: Consumer News

New survey results reveal many Americans are guilty of digital hoarding

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Technology

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