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Kristine Johnson tries out a CVAC pod for feeling better and better health. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Sitting Around For Better Health?

A new technology offers users a chance to feel better, by simply sitting inside of a pod.

05/08/2015

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Fair Lawn Couple Says Evening Was Ruined When NJ Transit Bus Skipped Their Stop

A couple in Bergen County missed a Broadway show when their New Jersey Transit bus didn’t show, and another one drove right by them.

05/01/2015

Critics say this label on Bud Light bottles makes light of sexual assault. (Credit: via Reddit)

Bud Light Stirs Controversy With Labels Promoting ‘Up For Whatever’ Campaign

The label on the outside of a beer bottle has left a bad taste in some people’s mouths. It’s part of Bud Light’s ‘Up For Whatever’ campaign.

04/28/2015

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Cell Carriers To Reimburse Customers For Misleading ‘Cramming’ Charges

You could be owed hundreds of dollars from your cell phone company and not even know it.

04/27/2015

Experts say hackers could be using baby monitors to remotely invade your home. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Cyber Spies Could Target Your Child Through A Baby Monitor

Baby monitors are supposed to be your eyes and ears when you aren’t in the same room as your child, but hackers could use them to look into your life.

04/21/2015

Kraft announced plans to change the recipe for its iconic macaroni and cheese. (Credit: CBS2)

Kraft Announces Plans To Change Recipe For Iconic ‘Macaroni And Cheese’

Big changes are coming to an old familiar food. Kraft is changing the recipe of its popular macaroni and cheese.

04/20/2015

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Helpful Tips On How To Spend, Or Save, Your Hard-Earned Tax Return

Hopefully you are one of the millions of Americans who will see a little extra green in your pockets from a tax refund. But what should you do with your new found cash?

04/15/2015

Apple Watches are seen on display during an Apple media event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, California on March 09, 2015. (credit:  Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Experts Put Apple Watch To The Test As Release Date Nears

More than seven months after debuting the Apple Watch, the time has finally come for its release this month.

04/09/2015

Theodora Blanchfield opens a surprise box with items from Stitch Fix. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Companies Offer Monthly Surprise Delivered To Your Doorstep

Customers pay from $10 to hundreds of dollars for subscription boxes each month, signing up for everything from beauty products to clothing and even underwear.

04/08/2015

Some medical experts say the popular drug Cipro could come with unwanted side effects. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Is The Antibiotic ‘Cipro’ A Prescription For Danger?

Cipro is a common antibiotic that is prescribed for treating a number of bacterial infections, but some say it may be a prescription for danger.

04/03/2015

Researchers say there may be a link between bleach and illness in children. (Credit: CBS2)

Research Points To Link Between Use Of Bleach, Infections In Children

They found that children living in homes that are cleaned with bleach weekly had a 20 percent higher rate of childhood infections than those who did not.

04/03/2015

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Seen At 11: Seller Beware: Some Online Electronic Trade-In Sites Don’t Deliver What They Offer

You’ve probably heard about the various websites that will give you cash for your old electronics, including cellphones– but sellers beware.

03/25/2015

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What Are Businesses Doing To Battle Security Breaches by Hackers?

It’s happened again. Another big health insurance provider said someone hacked their customer’s information.

03/22/2015

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Trader Joe’s Recalls Some Walnut Products Over Potential Salmonella Concerns

Trader Joe’s has announced it is recalling certain lots of raw walnuts over potential salmonella concerns.

03/20/2015

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Gov. Christie Signs Bill Allowing Sale Of Tesla Cars In New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Gov. Chris Christie has signed a measure that would allow the sale of Tesla and other zero-emission cars in New Jersey. Christie signed the bill Wednesday. The new law comes about […]

03/18/2015

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International Toy Fair At Javits Center

The Jacob Javits Center has turned into a huge playground. The 108th Annual International Toy Fair is in Manhattan this week showcasing the hottest trends in the industry.

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 20: Supermodel Adriana Lima reveals the $2 million bombshell fantasy bra designed by Damiani exclusively for Victoria's Secret at Victoria's Secret, SoHo on October 20, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Adriana Lima Models $2 Million Victoria’s Secret Bra

Supermodel Adriana Lima reveals the $2 million bombshell fantasy bra designed by Damiani exclusively for Victoria’s Secret at Victoria’s Secret, SoHo on October 20, 2010 in New York City.

Filene's Running of the Brides

Filene’s Basement Running Of The Brides

Deal-hungry women create an annual spectacle.

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