Consumer

Drug makers say Flibanserin can be used to treat low sex drive in women. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Could A Little Pink Pill Be The Answer To Low Sex Drive In Women?

The drug maker, Sprout, said 45 percent of women who took the drug experienced increased desire.

03/31/2015

A Wegmans in Hunt Valley, Maryland (file / credit: Wegmans)

Wegmans, Other Companies Recall Spinach Over Listeria Worries

Three organic food companies that use spinach in their food – including one affiliated with a grocery store chain that operates in the Tri-State Area — have recalled hundreds of thousands of items over listeria concerns.

03/24/2015

Sal Mazzaro shows off his utility bill - Lynbrook, NY - Jul 7, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Could Become First State To Ban Variable-Rate Utility Contracts

Consumers are often tempted to opt for variable rates with electric utility companies, hoping to lower their bills.

03/24/2015

Laptop Computer (credit: clipart.com)

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

Editor in Chief of Nextpert Report, Katlean De Monchy, and CBS2's Andrea Grymes talk latest fashion trends for Spring 2015 (Credit: CBS2)

Spring Forward With A Fashion Preview From Nextpert Report’s Katlean De Monchy

CBS2’s Andrea Grymes got together with Editor in Chief of Nextpert Report, Katlean De Monchy, to chat about what’s in store for this season’s fashion trends.

03/21/2015

The Architectural Digest Home Show at Pier 94. (Credit: CBS2)

Trendiest Home Decor On Display At Architectural Digest Home Show

The best in home design has gone on display at the Architectural Digest Home Show, with everything from the latest furnishings to technology.

03/19/2015

Boxes of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese sit are on a store shelf on August 4, 2011 in Los Angeles.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Kraft Recalls 242,000 Cases Of Macaroni & Cheese Due To Small Metal Pieces

Kraft Foods announced Tuesday that it was recalling 242,000 cases of its famous macaroni and cheese because there might be small pieces of metal in with the easy-to-cook food.

03/17/2015

Shoe styles for spring 2015 are hitting store shelves. (Credit: Cindy Hsu/CBS2)

Put The Winter Boots Away And Step Into A Hot New Pair Of Spring Shoes

With the weather warming up lots of people are ready to break out the spring shoes.

03/13/2015

This Lamborghini phone sells for $6,000. (credit: CBS2)

Luxury Technology Show Offers Glimpse Of High-Priced Electronics

The Luxury Technology Show is behing held at the Metropolitan Pavilion on 18th Street in Chelsea.

03/12/2015

Paperwork for a bus lane violation. (Credit: CBS2)

Drivers Move From Courtroom To Web To Fight Parking, Bus Lane Tickets

Technology is a two-way street when it comes to parking violations in New York City.

03/12/2015

Palcohol makes a variety of powdered alcohol products. (credit: CBS 2)

Alcohol And Tobacco Tax And Trade Bureau Approves Powdered Alcohol

A powdered alcohol intended to be mixed up into drinks has gained approval from a federal agency.

03/11/2015

Apps to assist with grocery shopping have been exploding in popularity. (Credit: CBS2)

Experts: Grocery Shopping Apps Can Replace Lists, Save Money

It’s time to toss that handwritten shopping list that you keep crumpled in your purse or pocket.

03/11/2015

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announces a settlement with credit reporting agencies March 9, 2015. (credit: Marla Diamond?WCBS 880)

Disputing Credit Report Could Get Easier Under New Rules

The Monday announcement by the agencies — Equifax, Experian and TransUnion — comes after months of negotiations between the companies and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

03/09/2015

Lacey Katona, left, gets a check for $5 million from lottery officials.  (credit: Rebecca Granet/1010 WINS)

N.J. Woman Wins $5 Million In ‘Cash Extravaganza’ Instant Game

“Anything can happen in Jersey,” and indeed it has for Lacey Katona, a young mother from Linden who won $5 million on a scratch ticket.

03/09/2015

PSEG Long Island is planning to roll out smart meters, but some residents have privacy concerns. (Credit: CBS2)

Planned Smart Electric Meters On Long Island Draw Fears About Privacy, Radiation

Power is going high-tech on Long Island, as PSEG rolls out a new way of measuring electricity use. But some are worried that the new meters might be invading their privacy.

03/06/2015