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  • Apps take labor out of childbirth

    Apps take labor out of childbirth
    Janette Cruz's second child is due in January and in addition to her doctor's care, she is using smart phone applications to keep track and manage her pregnancy. The Miami mother-to-be is shopping for apps for her own Blackberry, but in the meantime...
  • Father's day gift ideas to help dad stay hip, mobile

    Father's day gift ideas to help dad stay hip, mobile
    document.write (""); Father's Day is a time to let Dad know how much we love him – and take the opportunity to help him improve himself. Here are some gift ideas to improve his vocabulary, grilling skills, golf game and more. With Dad's day...
  • Summer tech items for the beach, backyard

    Summer tech items for the beach, backyard
    Like lots of fellow Floridians, Reginald Gaudette has plans to be away from his home this summer. For peace of mind on his travels to visit out-of-state family, he will rely mostly on one person to keep an eye on things back at home - himself. To...
  • Greer's OC: Good deals at Bridget

    No Rest for Bridget, the one-stop shopping boutique for affordable and in-style apparel, is having a summer sale at both Orange County stores in Costa Mesa and Huntington Beach — save up to 80% on the latest styles. This is the place to find...
  • Smart options for cutting home phone bills

    Smart options for cutting home phone bills
    When it comes to skyrocketing home phone bills, Floridians have been lucky, missing out on cost hikes other parts of the country have been experiencing. But higher home phone bills could be just around the corner, say telecommunications experts. Phone...
  • Family tips on staying safe and saving cash

    Family tips on staying safe and saving cash
    When it comes to safety, saving money or just plain having fun, the best advice for families is often good for others, too. With that in mind, check out this short list of tips aimed at helping South Florida families be safe and savvy consumers Ė whether...
  • Consumer Issues with Dan Vasquez

    Consumer Issues with Dan Vasquez
  • Rules changing on gift cards

    Rules changing on gift cards
    Five days and counting: If you still don't know what to buy for that last person on your shopping list, a holiday gift card may be looking pretty good. But whether you give or receive one, know what you're getting into before you pay for it or use it....
  • Healthcare: $940 billion over 10 years

     
    by Michael Muskal and Noam N. Levey The Congressional Budget Office today estimated the cost of the proposed healthcare overhaul at $940 billion over 10 years, a scoring that clears the way for a House vote as soon as Sunday.......
  • Obama's healthcare road show: Part II

     
    by Michael Muskal and updated President Barack Obama will take to the road this week to sell his healthcare insurance overhaul to the American people, whom polls show remain dubious about the package. Obama is scheduled to travel to Iowa......
  • Dawson: Consumer issues? Candidates silent

     
      There is a powerful populist campaign for Florida governor waiting to happen - unfortunately, none of the candidates are interested.  Alex Sink, Rick Scott and Bill McCollum are so busy tossing mud pies and bloviating about issu...