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More than 20 million cars on the road are facing a Takata airbag recall. Stay informed and stay safe. Check out our Car Recall Tracker (it’s free!):

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The CDC estimates that up to 50 percent of school-age children could be infected with pinworm at some point. Here’s how to keep you and your family safe.

Pinworm is one of the most common infections in the U.S., primarily affecting children. Consumer Reports shares tips on how to prevent its spread.

Forget hot cocoa and a blanket—these products could save your life in a winter storm.

Be prepared for a winter storm and check Consumers Reports' picks for top generators, snow blowers, and other essential cold weather gear.

Ever take one of those Facebook quizzes? You may want to think twice about taking another one after reading this.

The case involving Cambridge Analytica, a campaign data firm, has a lot to teach consumers about Facebook, online quizzes, and privacy.

Staying on Facebook? Here are tips for securing your account.

Facebook privacy settings give you more control than you might think. Consumer Reports has details on the most important ways to secure your account.

Having flood insurance doesn't mean it will cover everything when disaster strikes. Our experts give you the run down of what is covered and what isn't:

If you have a flood insurance policy, here's what to look for to see if you're covered, from Consumer Reports.

#Recall alert: More than 18,000 Briggs & Stratton riding mowers are under recall due to a potential danger to bystanders. If you or someone you know owns one of these models, find out how to get them repaired:

Consumer Reports warns of the CPSC recall of Briggs & Stratton riding mowers that pose a danger.

Cambridge Analytica, Facebook, and You: What Consumers Need to Know to Protect Themselves - Marta L. Tellado, President and CEO at Consumer Reports

As an independent, non-profit member organization, Consumer Reports tests, investigates, and advocates around a host of issues that touch your

If your vehicle is one of those affected by the massive and ongoing Takata airbag recall, learn what recent criticisms from senators could mean for you:

U.S. senators criticize the slow pace of the massive Takata airbag recall. Some senators also demand better access to loaner vehicles for affected car owners.

#Recall Alert: Kidde is recalling more than 500,000 smoke detectors due to a manufacturing flaw. Learn which models are affected and how to get yours repaired:

Kidde recalls dual-sensor smoke detectors due to a manufacturing flaw. Get the news on the recall of almost 500,000 Kidde smoke alarms from Consumer Reports.

Interest rates continue to rise, and it doesn't seem like they will level out anytime soon. Learn how this could affect your family's financial strategy:

The Federal Reserve has announced it will raise interest rates. Consumer Reports explains how this interest-rate hike will affect you.

Live in snow country? A three-stage blower with an accelerator is a must. Fingers prone to frostbite? Spring for the heated handgrips. These features may help make the upcoming winter storm a little more bearable.

If you're considering buying a snow blower for the coming winter, look for these must-have snow blower features recommended by the pros at Consumer Reports.

Your personal computer is loaded with thousands of tiny tracking files called cookies – but should you delete them all? Our experts help you decide which help companies track you, and which actually just help you.

Consumer Reports explains web cookies, and how to manage them easily. Some of these tiny files help companies track you online, but others make the web more convenient to use.

From Quartz : “When people agree to the settings, would they have anticipated that Facebook would fail to monitor third party access to their data, and fail to enforce its own policies?” CR's Jessica Rich asks about the alleged misuse of 50 million Facebook users' data.

If 50 million users had their data shipped off to Cambridge Analytica without their knowing, that could theoretically amount to billions of dollars in fines.

We are nearing peak strep throat season, but that doesn't mean every sore throat is strep. Keep these tips in mind to tell the difference and to know when antibiotics are needed:

Strep throat usually comes on quickly and painfully. Consumer Reports explains how to distinguish it from a simple sore throat.

#NationalDrugProtectionWeek is the perfect time to ensure your little ones are protected from accidental drug overdoses. Follow these simple tips to protect them and learn which medications put your loved ones most at risk:

Consumer Reports tells you how to protect kids from accidental drug overdoses.

Most Ford models will be equipped with advanced safety features like automatic emergency braking and forward collision warning by 2020. Learn how these features could keep your family safe:

Most new Ford vehicles will come standard with the Ford Co-Pilot 360 suite of advanced safety features by 2020, including forward-collision warning and automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, Consumer Reports says.