As we get older, we often take more drugs. It's not uncommon for someone in their mid to late 60's to be on more than a dozen prescription medications.
That's why it's so important to watch what you eat. Certain foods can interact with these drugs and cause serious problems.
Consumer Reports checks out the cheapest way to ship your gifts and let you know what can go wrong.
Some decorations pose a hazards for dogs and cats. Here are some simple tips to make your house safe for your pets during the holiday seaon.
Attention holiday shoppers! Two big retail chains have expanded their holiday price-matching policies this year. Target and Wal-Mart will now match prices from some online competitors, including Amazon, and from their own websites – something they did not do in the past.
Millions of people use prepaid cards instead of a bank account. Consumer Reports deciphers the fees for 23 cards to identify some that are worth getting and others to avoid.
A ban from the NFL and lost endorsements haven't kept Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson from showing up on Seattle streets.
Cats have claws and they like to use them. This can create real problems in the home.
So why do cats scratch furniture?
Kate Benjamin, co-author of the book Catification: Designing a Stylish Home for Your Cat (and You), says it's instinct.
Consumer Reports issues its annual 'Naughty & Nice List' highlighting company policies that help consumers and those that don't.
Let's be honest, we all tend to eat too much this time of year, and nothing I can say will change that. So, rather than do without, how about promising yourself not to overdo it this year?
Going gluten-free has become a very popular choice among Americans. Consumer Reports explains there are potential conseqences for the 93 percent of Americans who don't have a medical reason to give up gluten.
Consumer Reports tested cars with infrared cameras installed that show you want your eyes can't see and what that could mean when it comes to saving lives.
Need to get into the holiday spirit? Here is a selection of seasonal television specials on the networks' lineups.
Nearly every day, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issues a recall alert about products that could cause property damage, serious injury and even death. Yet, a joint Problem Solver investigation with ABC News finds most recall warnings never reach consumers.
There's no avoiding the popularity of electronic toys among kids. Consumer Reports identifies options that will keep kids moving and not just staring at a screen.
Several variations of rice and rice products contain concerning levels of arsenic. Consumer Reports used data from the FDA and its own testing to recommend limits for how much rice kids and adults should eat. The testing also indicates the types of rice and other grains with lower levels of arsenic.