Category consumer alert

Recalled

I don’t know how many of you can afford such an expensive item (God knows, I can’t!), but if you can, here’s news you should know. Not just the recall, but the fact that the company refused to cooperate when…

Check your medical bills

Hospitals are losing money because of covid, and many of them will resort to improper billing to make up the difference. If you’re having any kind of procedure, check what’s covered. Via MedPageToday: “Nearly one in eight commercially insured patients…

Be suspicious

If you think side effects are related to a new drug you’re taking, err on the side of caution. Be persistent with asking questions. Remember, most of what doctors tell you was relayed by a pharmaceutical salesperson. They might believe…

Hack your privacy

Facebook users wanting to opt out of the platform's use of facial recognition technology but missing the setting can turn off the Tag Suggestions setting to achieve the same result. Use our guide to successfully turn off the Face Recognition…