It could be good news if you are thinking about trading yours in
Industry sources report strong sales of used light trucks through the first six months of 2013, resulting in fewer bargains on the used car lot.
Music won't only strengthen your child's cognitive skills
The next time you have to apply some rubbing alcohol to your child's cut or scrape, try playing a little music. Researchers from both Canada and the United States found that music changes the way children view pain and helps them deal with pain much better.
The all-electric Leaf has just been one headache after another for Nissan. First, everybody laughed at the idea. Then nobody bought the cars. Now Nissan can't make them fast enough.
What to do when an adult child moves back home
When the World War II generation returned from war after 1945 America faced a housing shortage. Many ex-GIs and their wives moved in with parents or in-laws out of necessity. It wasn't until housing developments like Levittown, N.Y., sprang up that they began to move out and into homes of their own.
Arguments over finances are the biggest predictor of divorce
What do you and your significant other argue about? Which team to root for, what color to paint the living room, whether to serve Coke or Pepsi? If you mostly argue about money, chances are your relationship could be headed for the rocks.
Researchers say more and more parents are using their gadgets to distract their kids
If you're a parent and you've used your tablet or smartphone to babysit your child at some point, you're not alone. Many parents do the same.
The cause isn't always easy to pin down and treatment isn't always effective
Randy Travis was admitted to a hospital for an illness called viral cardiomyopathy, which happens when a virus attacks the heart muscle and causes the heart to become enlarged and weakened. Oftentimes the condition, which can lead to heart failure, is associated with things like high blood pressure and diabetes rather than a virus, medical authorities say.
Pennsylvania couple's lawsuit claims SPF insulation is carcinogenic
A Pennsylvania couple claims that the spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation in their home is carcinogenic. In a lawsuit that seeks class-action status, they say the insulation remains toxic after insulation and poses health hazards to occupants of the homes where it is used.
"Matchmaker Matchmaker" uses high-pressure tactics to intimidate members, state charges
Texas has sued a Beaumont senior dating service, Matchmaker Matchmaker, charging it uses "high pressure sales tactics" to sign up customers at prices as high as $10,000.
The machines vibrate, smell moldy and don't work very well, customers complain
The December 2012 safety recall of 457,000 LG and Kenmore Elite washers didn't address the issues of clothes not getting clean or water remaining in the machine. Those aren't safety issues, after all.
New sensitivity to side effects of Topiramate reported
Topiramate is a drug, also marketed under the brand name Topamax, that is used to treat certain types of seizures in people who have epilepsy. Topiramate is also used with other medications to control seizures in people who have Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, a disorder that causes seizures and developmental problems.
Improvements expected in consumer protections
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) corrections, clarifications and amendments to its Ability-to-Repay and mortgage servicing rules are now in place. The clarifications, first proposed in April, are designed to facilitating implementation in order to better protect consumers.
But not all buyers are charmed by their purchases
The biggest player to emerge in the jewelry direct sales space in recent years is Lia Sophia, a line of inexpensive jewelry sold through parties women host in their homes for their friends.
If so, here's what you should do
It may surprise some, but packing mishaps happen all the time. From candy bars being eaten before you open them, to dog food having ants in the package, to items having a moldy or a bad smell once they're opened.
The suit concerned last-minute seat shortages
A federal court has denied class certification in a suit involving a last-minute seat shortage at the 2011 Super Bowl between the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers.