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Do You Really Need Annual Dental X-Rays?

x-rays Does your dentist offer you bite-wing x-rays every year? He or she probably does. But, experts says maybe you should decline the offer, even if the x-rays are covered by your dental insurance.

15 Supplement Ingredients to Avoid

pills Consumer Reports identified 15 supplement ingredients that are potentially harmful. The risks include organ damage, cancer, and cardiac arrest. They say that none of these supplement ingredients provides sufficient health benefits to justify the risk.

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12 Dumb Things We Pay For, But Don’t Need to

free Even when we think we are being frugal, most of us spend money on things that we could actually get for free. Here's a dozen of them.


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Mouse Print* -- Getting a Price Match is Like Pulling Teeth

mouse print For decades, retailers that advertise they match other stores' prices seem to bend over backwards when confronted with a customer's price match request to find a way not to honor it. That's what happened last week to MrConsumer at Staples. That story is this week in Mouse Print*.


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Supplements Can Make You Sick

In a major cover story, Consumer Reports investigates vitamins and supplements, and says that lack of oversight puts consumers' health at risk. Here's the story.

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