Is your doctor mining your data?

Updated 10 hours ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Information like what you buy at the grocery store, what you charge on your credit cards, even what you surf for online, could soon be part of your health report..
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At 50 Ford Mustang still burning rubber

Updated 10 hours ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Ford Mustang is celebrating its 50th birthday by introducing the all new 2015 model. Consumer Reports tested the first Mustang  50 years ago and got to ..
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US turns up heat on Takata over air bag problem

Updated 12 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

DETROIT (AP) - U.S. safety regulators are ordering Japanese auto supplier Takata Corp. to provide more information about air bags that can explode and shoot shrapnel toward drivers..
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FTC sues Gerber over claims on infant formula

Updated 15 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal regulators announced Thursday they were suing Gerber, the well-known baby food maker, for claiming that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduc..
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Wal-Mart tests matching prices with online rivals

Updated 17 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is considering matching online prices from competitors like Amazon.com, raising the stakes for the holiday shopping season.    T..
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Microsoft too offering big-picture health service

Updated 18 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK (AP) - Microsoft is looking to challenge Apple and Google with its own system for consolidating health and fitness data from various fitness gadgets and mobile apps. Micro..
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Cashing in on your unwanted items

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Therese O'Shea

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The stress of moving can be especially bad if you are trying to downsize. But there are ways to save a few bucks while getting yourself ready for the move.From c..
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Apple CEO Tim Cook says Apple Pay a success

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Apple CEO Tim Cook said Apple's new mobile payment system had over 1 million activations in the first three days after it became available, and is now m..
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US consumer confidence hits 7-year high in October

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. consumer confidence rebounded strongly in October, hitting a seven-year high as solid job gains raised expectations for economic growth.    Th..
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Electric-car drivers trading gas for solar power

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

DETROIT (AP) - Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight.    Solar panels installed on the ..
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Toyota tops Consumer Reports reliability rankings

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

DETROIT (AP) - Toyota continues its winning streak atop Consumer Reports' annual reliability rankings.    The company's Toyota and Lexus brands top the survey, while..
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US official: Auto safety agency under review

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - Transportation officials are reviewing the "safety culture" of the federal agency that oversees auto recalls, a senior Obama administration official said Friday. ..
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FCC: Phone companies posted private info online

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal regulators say that two phone carriers - TerraCom and YourTel America - unwittingly posted the Social Security numbers, driver's licenses and other sensit..
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Evenflo recalls infant seats to fix sticky buckles

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

DETROIT (AP) - Evenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch.    The recall affects Embrace 35/..
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Amazon's loss makes holidays a question mark

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon's trademark smile icon is becoming more of a grimace.    The world's largest online retailer reported a wider third-quarter loss than analysts..
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Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

DETROIT (AP) - The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers. But..
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New rules on banks' risk in mortgage bonds eased

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - New U.S. rules aimed at getting banks to take on more of the risk when they package and sell mortgage securities are being relaxed with an eye to spurring broader..
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Kimberly-Clark to cut up to 1,300 jobs

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

DALLAS (AP) - Kimberly-Clark plans to eliminate up to 1,300 jobs as part of restructuring efforts aimed at reducing costs and making its business more efficient.    ..
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Packaging error prompts recall of naproxen pills

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina company is recalling nearly 12,000 boxes of pain relief tablets sold at Dollar Tree stores because some cartons contain a different medicat..
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CVS tacks tobacco payment to prescription network

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

First, CVS Health pulled tobacco from its store shelves.  Now, it plans to make some customers think twice about filling prescriptions at other stores that still sell smokes.&..
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