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Most U.S. adults don't get enough nutrition

If you have a disability you are even more likely to be malnourished

People need a certain number of calories each day to survive. But they need to be the right kind of calories and many U.S. adults apparently aren't getting them. And it turns out that Americans with some kind of physical disability are even more likely to be malnourished.

Feds red-light alleged green coffee bean scams

Defendants 'used nearly every trick in the book,' FTC charges

A U.S. district court judge has issued an order that temporarily stops pitches for green coffee bean extract and other Pure Simple dietary supplements.

Why you might fall for a phishing scam

Scamming you is more a matter of psychology than technology

Information is power and, when it comes to the criminal underground, it might as well be gold. Scammers who pick up chuncks of information about you can quickly pick your pocket.

What renting says about your financial status

Study: If you rent, you're more likely to be struggling

Since the financial crisis of 2008 and the Great Recession, fewer people have become homeowners. For starters, it has been harder to get a mortgage. Down payment requirements are higher and so are credit standards.

What's really in that dog food?

Mislabeling is prevalent, a European study finds

Our pets are no different then we are when it comes to eating -- what goes in the mouth and down the little esophagus is pretty important.

Keep your indoor plants green and growing through fall

Outside - and inside - conditions change with change of seasons

It's fall and that can be scary if you are a gardner. Yes, freezing can kill everything in one fast frost if you aren't prepared. What about what's going on inside your house though? How do you prepare for that?

Woman nearly loses paid-off home due to town's $95 error

City's clerical error from four years ago leads to tax auction

A woman in Norcross, Georgia received notice that her paid-off condo was sold at auction, and she and her 4-year-old daughter have until Nov. 25 to move out, because back in 2011 she didn't pay a $95 city tax bill which the city admits she never received.

Congress urged to ban 'virtual brothels'

Attorneys general say children being bought and sold on, other sites

Attorneys General from around the country are urging Congress to pass legislation that would help prevent children from being trafficked on the Internet.

Are consumers relying too much on YouTube?

British survey finds 7% would try to rewire their house with YouTube's help

If you need to learn how to do something, chances are you can find more than one video on YouTube to walk you through it.

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The meaning of ‘organic’ hazy for nonfood items

There’s a strict set of standards for organic foods. But the rules are looser for household cleaners, textiles, cosmetics and the organic dry cleaners down the street.

US agency warns car owners to get air bags fixed

A potential safety crisis over defective air bags widened as the U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get their cars fixed.

America says no to cappuccino potato chips

America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavored Lay’s potato chips.

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Anti-addiction groups call for new FDA chief

Anti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration’s top official to step down, saying the agency’s policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse.

5 ways to protect yourself from data breaches

Data breaches at retailers aren’t going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information.

Man removed from Southwest flight for tweet about rude gate agent

Forced to delete Twitter comment before he was allowed to fly home

A Minnesota man says he was removed from Southwest Airlines flight and forced to delete a critical tweet he'd made about a rude gate agent before being allowed to fly home. Southwest, for its part, released a statement confirming that the man was indeed removed from the flight, with no mention of why.