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Shopping safely online

Learn how to avoid unsafe, banned or dangerously mislabeled products on online websites. 

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Stand Up For Repair

Microsoft pressed criminal charges against Eric Lundgren for printing restore disks that allow people to fix old computers—even though though the software on those disks is available online for free.

Stop Highway Boondoggles

Expensive, wasteful highway projects shouldn't take precedent over public transportation needs. 

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The Fix Is In

We rely on our phones. When they break, we need our phones fixed — fast. Unfortunately, there are numerous barriers to fixing our smartphones. Manufacturers don’t offer certain repairs or push consumers into purchasing upgrades instead. Our survey of 302 independent repair technicians show that independent shops offer more options for repair, but are struggling to access parts, service information and repair software which is necessary to fix phones — which manufacturers won’t let these independent shops have.

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The Real Price of Medications

People living in the United States have access to some of the best medical care in the world, from life-saving drugs to cutting-edge surgical techniques. But spiraling costs force many Americans to spend more on care, even as the quality of that care remains the same.

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The State of Recycling

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Toy Safety Tips

When you go shopping for toys for your favorite kids, use this guide to help find safe toys and avoid safety hazards.

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Toy Safety Tips

When you go shopping for toys for your favorite kids, use this guide to help find safe toys and avoid safety hazards.

Toy Safety Tips

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Trouble In Toyland

Our 34th annual toy safety report.

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