Dangers of kids and cold medicines

As fall weather sets in, so do the nagging coughs and head colds that seem to spread so quickly. Before you head to the drug store, listen c…

Game on: Parenting with video games

Consumer Reports says rather than constantly telling your child to put their tablet down, get in the game and use it as a way to power up co…

Health risks for sleep-deprived kids

Many parents already know that kids who don’t get enough sleep can get cranky, but after looking at the sleeping patterns of close to 5,000 …

Know the fundamentals of crowdfunding

From paying medical bills to helping a family after a disaster, crowdfunding has become a popular way to raise money and support someone in …

How to safely carve a pumpkin

Halloween is right around the corner and that means it’s time for pumpkin carving – and pumpkin carving injuries. Consumer Reports has some …

Exercise that can benefit your brain

There are plenty of reasons to stay in shape as you get older. Exercise can help maintain a healthy weight and keep muscles strong. Now, Con…

Should you get long-term care insurance?

Here’s something to think about: the median cost for a year in a nursing home is about $82,000 a year, according to an industry survey. Most…

How to pick a better toilet

When you make changes to your bathroom, the toilet is an important part of the equation. What is there to consider? The shape and style, rig…