Trouble in Toyland 2023
VR risks for kids and teens
Superfund Back on Track
Lawn care goes electric
Gasoline-powered lawn and garden equipment – lawn mowers, string trimmers, leaf blowers, chainsaws, snow blowers and other machines – is noisy, polluting and putting our health at risk. Going electric could do a lot more than make our yards look better.
How can we reduce the environmental cost of clothing returns?
Small changes to online shopping habits can cut carbon emissions and help stop returns from piling up in landfills.
The Plane Truth Part 3
Complaint volume is larger than record-setting 2022, so high that DOT can't keep up.
A bad deal: Why you don’t want (medical credit) cards in your hand
Headlines amplify evidence of rising health care prices and families struggling to pay their medical bills. The financial industry offers their own solution: the medical credit card. But watch out.
Patient protections needed from medical credit cards
U.S. PIRG files comments relating to financial products for medical services. This relatively new version of a credit card, marketed specifically for health care services and products, usually lures in applicants with promises of a promotional 0% APR for an introductory period of 6-18 months. What is not always evident to the applicant is the more complex terms of the financial agreement.