Today's Consumer Headlines
Most people focus on weight gain at the holidays but overindulging can also hurt your skin. As it happens, the best skin care regimen involves understanding the biology involved. We either do nothing or the wrong things," says skin-care expert Ron Cummings. “How many times do we find mixed reports on... Read More
Decisive Latino has learned that travel protection insurance may be a waste of money. The National Consumers League (NCL), a pioneering consumer advocacy organization, recently issued a warning to consumers planning air travel this holiday season to avoid wasting money on travel “protection” insurance policies, which are often worthless to... Read More
Decisive Media has announced "The 2014 Urban Vehicles of the Year" by a panel of independent automotive journalists: Urban Truck/Chevy Silverado, Urban Car/Mercedes-Benz CLA, Urban Green Car/BMW i3. Winners will be honored at the 18th Annual Urban Wheel Awards (UWA), the official multicultural event of the North American International Auto... Read More
Besides turkey sandwiches, have you ever wondered what to do with all the leftover turkey? Here's a simple recipe for a hearty chili. Yields 6 servings Ingredients 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 Spanish onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 green pepper, seeded and deveined, finely chopped 3 tablespoons tomato paste 1 (28-ounce) can of diced tomato 1 teaspoon... Read More
Introducción El Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class es un sedán de lujo compacto de cuatro puertas, basado en la plataforma de autos compactos del Mercedes-Benz W176 Clase A y Clase B W246. Fue presentado oficialmente este año, en el Detroit Auto Show, y según los ingenieros de Mercedes Benz, es el vehículo de producción más... Read More
Immigration advocates who have been fighting against Alabama’s HB 56, the punitive immigration measure often called the “show me your papers” law, declared victory after the state agreed not to pursue key provisions of the 2011 legislation. The agreement is part of a settlement of long-running lawsuits filed by the... Read More
As it turns out, you really can overdose on candy—or, more precisely, black licorice. Days before the biggest candy eating holiday of the year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) encourages moderation if you enjoy snacking on the old fashioned favorite. So, if you’re getting your stash ready for Halloween, here’s some... Read More
Only about 40 percent of adults in America have a will, which is probably due to people not wanting to be reminded of their own mortality and that life will go on without them. “But what’s the alternative? If you die without one, the state decides what becomes of your property,... Read More
Rising truck sales have meant great news for the auto industry. But in a state like Texas, where more trucks are sold than any state in the union, competition is fierce. To be named the “Truck of Texas” can give a brand the upper hand. This year, that title goes... Read More
Hay muchas probabilidades de que algunos productos esenciales en su vida cotidiana - su alimento favorito o un producto médico que usted necesita—provengan de América Latina. Para garantizar que estos alimentos sean inocuos y que estos productos médicos sean seguros y efectivos, la Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos (FDA por sus... Read More
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As we swing into 2014, it becomes clearer than ever that we're living in a Golden Age of automobiles—or, at least, what will someday be regarded as one. Much of the good news in the auto industry comes from truck...
Setting itself apart among luxury divisions, Mercedes-Benz created an all-new segment in 2011, the four-door coupe. Branded the CLS-Class, the three available models combine the appeal and dynamic design of a coupe with the comfort and functionality of a sedan....
This has been a great year for Cadillac, starting with the choice of the ATS, its all-new entry-level model, as the 2013 Urban Car of the Year, followed by the 2013 North American Car of the Year designation at the...
When the 2014 Nissan Versa Note SL arrived at my door, it had only one day to rest. It was headed back on the road the following day to New Orleans, more than 500 miles to the east, to deliver...
The term “family car” has come to mean minivan or crossover utility vehicle (CUV). However, there are as many needs for a vehicle as there are family members, so for this list, we’re recommending cars for each member of the...