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Before You Pop that Next Vitamin...

pills Last week, Frontline on PBS aired an investigative report into the vitamin and supplement industry. The program suggests that pills and potions don't always contain what the label says, including some store brand products sold by Target, Walmart, Walgreens and GNC. They also examine how the lack of (and lax) regulation poses health risks. Watch the one-hour program online.

Online Stores that Let You Stack Coupons

coupons At retail stores, savvy shoppers know that you can combine a manufacturer's coupon with a store-issued coupon to increase your savings. The equivalent of that tactic online is called "coupon stacking" where you can enter multiple coupon codes for the same order. Very few stores let you do this, but here are seven stores that allow coupon stacking. At, for example, you are able to add up to four coupon codes, such as a $-off coupon, a percentage off coupon, and a free shipping coupon, all for the same order.


Where Added Sugar Lurks in Your Diet

sugar Your diet may seem healthy, but sugar is often added to so many products, that a little here and a little there really can add up. The San Francisco Chronicle dissects some common foods telling you how much added sugar you are really consuming.

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Mouse Print* -- Spiriva - Half the Medicine Provided is Wasted

mouse print Prescription drug prices have gone crazy in some cases, and that makes this one a real head scratcher. The manufacturer of Spiriva provides twice the doses of medicine listed on the label, but won't let you access the extra amount in the container! That story is this week in Mouse Print*.

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Bargain of the Week

TurboTax Deluxe Download - $35.99 - MONDAY ONLY

Monday, January 25 ONLY: Download the desktop version of TurboTax Deluxe with one state for $35.99 -- that is $4 less than Costco's recent sale price of $39.99, and the lowest price this season (so far) for purchasing TT alone.

Bumble Bee Canned Salmon -- $1.50

CVS, through Saturday, is selling Bumble Bee pink salmon in tall 14.75 oz. cans for 2 for $3. The typical drugstore sale price is $2, so this is the lowest price we've seen in over a year.

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Single-Serve Coffeemakers Rated

Consumer Reports recently tested single-serve coffeemakers, and surprisingly, Keurig -- the most famous brand -- only had one model in the top 10 (and it ranked 10th). Here are two new recommended models in the top five.

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