| Jun 11, 2015
| 2:20 PM
Jim Weber and his significant other spent the past winter in Florida, as they do every year, but Frontier Communications apparently didn't believe it.
Weber had signed up for Frontier's Stay Connected seasonal service, $9.99 a month for customers who...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 2:18 PM
Eighty percent of all prescriptions are now filled with generic drugs, says the Food and Drug Administration, that cost up to 85 percent less than their brand-name equivalent.
But getting the best price on generics isn't as easy as ordering them at...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 5:57 PM
John Standley, chief executive of the Rite Aid pharmacy chain, was effusive this week in describing how consumers will benefit from his company spending $2 billion to buy EnvisionRx, a firm most people likely never heard of.
The deal, he said, will...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 9:39 AM
Show the love (and not break the bank) on Valentine's Day by taking advantage of these special deals.
>>Kiss and tell on Valentine's Day. Order one smothered burrito at a Qdoba restaurant and share a smooch with someone special (or someone else in...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 3:36 PM
Samsung warns that its Web-connected TVs can collect private conversations. The announcement thwarted U.S. plans to give visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel a Samsung TV as a show of trust and friendship.
No one needs a TV that can track every...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 3:21 PM
If you read newspapers, then you probably remember the '60s. The adults lectured us about the evils of marijuana while holding a Jim Beam in one hand and cigarette in the other.
That bit of hypocrisy pales compared with what kids are seeing out of...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 6:31 PM
If companies want to reward customer loyalty, offer a real reward. Don't make a nifty-sounding promise and then renege when the customer tries to cash in.
Airlines are notorious for moving the goal posts. United, for example, announced in June that it...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Express Scripts, which handles prescription-drug benefits for millions or people nationwide, is dropping coverage for 66 brand-name drugs next month in an effort to keep costs down. Rival CVS Health is dropping 95 drugs from its own list of covered drugs....
| Jan 26, 2015
| 3:50 PM
How could a product sell for $438 in one store and $29.99 a few blocks away? It's a mystery that retired dentist Robert Fradkin is still trying to figure out.
"It boggles my mind," said Fradkin, 77, of Delray Beach. "It just goes to show how screwed...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 5:41 AM
The leaves are changing, the apples are being picked and you can find a fair every weekend, but fall also means the start of flu season. According to Debbie Staley, a nurse practioner at Sutay and Stewart Pediatrics in South Windsor, you should get a flu...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 7:09 PM
In a sea of new downtown Allentown restaurants, Johnny's Bagels & Deli won't have to fight hard to make a name for itself.
That's because the eatery, known for its signature New York-style, hand-rolled and kettle-boiled bagels, is a Lehigh Valley...