Feds Blamed for Needlessly Exposing Kids to "Cancer-Causing" Car Seat ChemicalsA recent KPIX investigation repeatedly uncovered concerning, even cancer causing, chemicals in a majority of the car seats tested, and many blame the federal government.
AT&T Aims To Pull Plug On Traditional LandlinesWhile many people use cell phones exclusively, there are still plenty of traditional landlines in California homes and businesses. However, state lawmakers are considering pulling the plug on what's known as "plain old telephone service."
Parents Worried About Kellogg’s Adding Peanut Flour To Popular Cracker BrandsKellogg’s is changing the ingredients in some popular products. But some parents who have children with peanut allergies are worried that it could be a recipe for disaster.
Kids At Risk Of Identity Theft; How To Freeze Your Child's CreditChildren may be at greater risk than their parents of identity theft, but the fix could expose them to even more risk. Now there's a process to safely freeze their credit.
High-End Orbit Baby Car Seat Found To Contain Concerning Flame RetardantA high-end child car seat that for years has been marketed as the only car seat without hazardous flame retardants has been found to contain them after all.
Formerly Obese Still Plagued By Loose Skin As Insurers Look AwayShe exercised, dieted and lost 150 pounds. Now a woman is fighting to get rid of something else -- the folds of loose skin that hang from her body.
Study Finds Nail Polish Chemical Ends Up In The BodyA joint study by Duke University and the Environmental Working Group, found what comes out of the nail polish bottle ends up not just on your nails.
Chrysler Changing How It Notifies Owners About RecallsOne of the nation's biggest carmakers is promising to change the way it notifies drivers about recalls, following a KPIX 5 ConsumerWatch investigation.
Car Owners Try to Foil Criminals Who May Be Hacking Key Fob SignalsElectronic key fobs that allow you to open your car door and start the ignition are supposed to be a big convenience. Now some car owners are seeking ways to disable the systems, or reduce or block the strength of those signals, to foil criminals who may be trying to hack their way in.
Is Credit Monitoring Worth Paying For?Consumers spent $1.4 billion on ID protection subscriptions last year. Now, the FTC warns that some of those companies are marketing fear and false promises to get you to pay for services you can likely get for free.
How To Find, Disable iPhone Feature That Tracks All Your MovementsYou may be surprised to know your iPhone has a hidden feature that is likely tracking your every move.
SF Residents Battle Wireless Firms Over Super Bowl Building BoomSuper Bowl 50 is expected to draw a million cellphone-packing visitors to San Francisco. Wireless providers are racing to beef up service and that's coming at the expense of some unhappy residents.