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Friday, Jan 6, 2017 at 05:50 PM PST

Ban On Magnetic Kid's Toy Overturned, Safety Concerns Linger

Ban On Magnetic Kid's Toy Overturned, Safety Concerns Linger

Consumer Reports Health Editor Ellen Kunes says that the magnets are strong enough to, if ingested, pull together and puncture different parts of the digestive system. NBC 7's Consumer Bob has more on the safety concerns surrounding the magnetic kid's toy.

Monday, Jan 2, 2017 at 09:44 PM PST

Will Grocery Prices Be Cheaper in 2017?

Will Grocery Prices Be Cheaper in 2017?

San Diego welcomed discount grocery chains in 2016 which could bring lower prices for the new year.

Monday, Jan 2, 2017 at 06:13 PM PST

Many Factors Forced Price Drops at San Diego Grocery Stores

Many Factors Forced Price Drops at San Diego Grocery Stores

NBC 7's Consumer Bob takes a closer look at how a change in San Diego's grocery store landscape has brought prices for dairy, produce and other goods down.

Friday, Dec 30, 2016 at 06:18 PM PST

The New Year is a Good Time to Take Control of Your Finances

The New Year is a Good Time to Take Control of Your Finances

NBC 7's Consumer Bob spoke with a financial planner who shared tips on how you can make commitments to saving money next year.

Thursday, Dec 29, 2016 at 06:13 PM PST

Consumer Reports Exercises Your Fitness Tracker Options

Consumer Reports Exercises Your Fitness Tracker Options

NBC 7's Consumer Bob and Consumer Reports run through the best fitness-tracking devices on the market.

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