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What Is a Polar Vortex?

Plus, nine ways to stay safe in sub-zero temperatures.

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Weight Loss Supplement Ads: Don’t Swallow the Claims

In scams flagged by the FTC, the only place you’ll lose weight is in your wallet.

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Your Chicken May Soon Be Less Likely to Contain Salmonella

New USDA standards for poultry aim to reduce foodborne illness in the U.S.

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New Scam Targets Senior Citizens Who Were Already Victims of Fraud

“Asset recovery” scams are making elderly consumers victims twice over.


Saved from a Pile of Rubble by a ... Robotic Cockroach?

How a universally reviled bug inspired a potential search-and-rescue breakthrough.


How to Handle Online Trolls

Sometimes silence is golden, but other times you have to speak up. Here’s how.

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8 Ways You Didn't Know You Could Get an Electric Shock or Electrical Burn

Plus, why DIYers and children are at highest risk.

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UL Will Start Certifying Hoverboards

The popular self-powered scooters have been making headlines as fire hazards.

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5 Ways to Prevent TV Tip-overs

Nearly 20 kids visit ERs every day with injuries from TVs.

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California Drought Emergency Extended Until Spring

Recent storms brought flooding and big surf, but the state continues to suffer from a severe water shortage.

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More Than a Grind: Coffee Roasters May Be Inhaling Toxic Air

Drinking coffee is one thing; breathing the air at processing facilities is another.

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Mumbai Landfill Fire Can Be Seen From Space

Disgusted? Here are five ways to cut down on your own household trash.

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In New Scam, Shady Tax Preparers Target People Without Health Insurance

Spanish speakers are particularly vulnerable, the IRS says.

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A Tragic Reminder About Cars and Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

If your car is buried in snow, don’t sit in it with the engine running.

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10 Places to Use Child Safety Locks

Yes, you should lock up cleaning supplies. But did you know your oven needs a lock, too?