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Thursday, Jan 15, 2015 at 08:45 PM PST

Acetaminophen Overdose: What Is Too Much?

Acetaminophen Overdose: What Is Too Much?

Acetaminophen is common in over-the-counter flu and cold medications, and without realizing it, people can overdose on it. NBC 7's Consumer Bob has the warning and how to prevent it.

Thursday, Jan 15, 2015 at 07:57 PM PST

Arsenic In Your Rice? New Guidelines Issued

Arsenic In Your Rice? New Guidelines Issued

Why consumers need to know about arsenic levels in their food.

Thursday, Jan 15, 2015 at 05:57 PM PST

New Guidelines to Avoid Arsenic Intake From Food

New Guidelines to Avoid Arsenic Intake From Food

It's very possible that there are levels are arsenic in the food you eat every day; much of it found in rice and other grains. In fact, some is eaten by children. While some is unavoidable, there are new...

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015 at 06:30 PM PST

San Diego Cable Companies Offering WiFi Hotspots

San Diego Cable Companies Offering WiFi Hotspots

The average home has six devices connected to the internet, but what if you're not at home? NBC 7's Consumer Bob says local companies are covering San Diego with easy access.

Monday, Jan 12, 2015 at 05:21 PM PST

Companies to Face Deadlines in Security Breach Notification Standards

Companies to Face Deadlines in Security Breach Notification Standards

The Obama administration is looking to set a deadline for companies to inform their customers when there has been a breach in security. NBC 7's Consumer Bob has more on the proposed changes in this report.

Wednesday, Dec 31, 2014 at 07:26 PM PST

What New Law Means for CA Gas Prices

What New Law Means for CA Gas Prices

Gas prices have been dropping for months in San Diego, but they are about to go up. It’s because of California’s cap-and-trade law, which will force oil companies to create even lower carbon fuels or pay...

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