Tech support scams: what to look out for 

Despite calls to protect internet users from online scams, there are still plenty circulating. The latest scam is a tech support scam, which aims to trick people into parting with their cash. ... Read more »

The number of overdoses is still rising, according to recent data 

Following the news that Narcan will soon be available over-the-counter in US pharmacies, new data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that 2023 is set to have even... Read more »

FDA considers whether to remove over-the-counter allergy medicines from pharmacies 

Phenylephrine is a common ingredient in many over-the-counter and cold medications, including Benadryl Allergy Plus Congestion, Sudafed PE, Tylenol Cold and Flu Severe Day & Night, and Vicks Sinex. But, these products... Read more »

What is Meta doing to improve its privacy policies? 

Meta has been involved in more than its fair share of privacy scandals in recent years, with the latest resulting in a privacy lawsuit that ended up being settled for $725 million. ... Read more »

Narcan will soon be available over-the-counter in the US 

The drug Narcan (naloxone) is sometimes used as a way to counter opioid overdoses. Up until now, it’s only been available with a prescription from a doctor, which has severely restricted the... Read more »

Non-Prime Amazon customers can now use Amazon Fresh 

Amazon has announced that its Amazon Fresh service will be opened up to non-Prime members, as one of several changes to its grocery services. Unlike Amazon Prime customers who have benefited from... Read more »

Interest in weight loss drugs is still high – and here’s why 

Weight loss products, like “fad diets” and other quick fixes, are known to cause long-term health problems. But that doesn’t seem to be enough to put people off, and they’re as popular... Read more »

Twitter’s rebrand: what does it mean for users? 

Since Elon Musk took over Twitter, the company has faced a multitude of problems. In the last year, it has had to pay over $150 million for failing to protect consumer data... Read more »

What are the biggest concerns consumers have about smart devices?

So-called “smart devices” are quickly filling up consumers’ homes. As part of the growing Internet-of-Things, smart devices are definitely a useful addition to households with everything from remotely controlled doors and fridges... Read more »

Fad diets: Why a “quick fix” could lead to long-term problems

Has society’s pursuit of the “perfect body” gone too far? On any given day, 17% of Americans are on what can be identified as a “special diet.” Fad diets have become a... Read more »