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Consumer My Pillow: Does it work? My Pillow: Does it work?(Video)
Promoters of a $60 pillow want you to give the gift of sleep this holiday season. They actually say their pillow, called "My Pillow", is life-changing. My Pillow is billed as the next generation in sleep innovation- with more comfort and better temperature control than other pillows.
Consumer Counterfeit checks still tricking consumers Counterfeit checks still tricking consumers(Video)
This time of year a lot of people would love to receive a few thousand dollars they weren't expecting. Unfortunately, scammers know that all too well and their international check scheme can even fool banks. All the scammers need is for a tiny fraction of people to deposit the counterfeit checks and money orders being sent out in the mail.
Consumer FDA raises safety concerns on antibacterial soaps FDA raises safety concerns on antibacterial soaps
The Food and Drug Administration says there is no evidence that antibacterial chemicals used in liquid soaps and washes help prevent the spread of germs, and there is some evidence they may pose health risks.
Consumer How to crack price tag codes and save How to crack price tag codes and save(Video)
The KATU Problem Solvers are cracking the code on major retailers' price tags, just in time to save you money on your holiday shopping. Once you know these industry secrets, you'll never look at price tags in the same way.
Consumer Honey: Is it better for you than sugar? Honey: Is it better for you than sugar?
"Oh, I don't use sugar; I sweeten with honey because it's so much healthier."

I hear people say this all the time. So, is honey better than sugar?

Certified Nutritionist Deborah Enos, who is known as the One-Minute Wellness Coach, says honey does have more nutrients.
Consumer Cargo bikes the new minivan for cycling families Cargo bikes the new minivan for cycling families(Photo Gallery)
Cyclists are pushing the limits of what they can haul on cargo bikes - sturdy two-wheelers built to haul lots of stuff. The so-called SUV of bicycles are increasingly popular in pedal-friendly communities, from Washington state to Massachusetts.
Consumer Your guide to gift cards - they're not all the same Your guide to gift cards - they're not all the same
Chances are gift cards are on your shopping list. Once again this year, they top the holiday wish list.

Keep in mind: There are two different types of gift cards.

Brand-specific gift cards can only be used at one store. For instance, you can only use a Staples gift card at Staples.
Consumer Don't let your Christmas tree burn down the house Don't let your Christmas tree burn down the house
A Christmas tree is supposed to light up the room, not burn down your house. But it happens – hundreds of times each year.

A dry tree can burst into flames, setting the room on fire in less than a minute.

If you're getting a cut tree, make sure it's fresh. A fresh tree is green.
Consumer Even good windows don't last forever Even good windows don't last forever
I think we all know that single-pane windows waste energy. That's why many of us have replaced those old windows with double-pane windows. They're made from two pieces of glass with some gas in between them.