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Study: Area Residents Crushed By College Debt | Congressman and State Rep Seeking to Help Ease the Pain

Sunday, February 26, 2017 || By Michael Romain & Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

According to a recent study by LendEDU, which describes itself as “a marketplace for student loans and student loan refinance,” 70 percent of college graduates who live in the 7th Congressional District — which covers all or parts of Maywood, Bellwood, Broadview and Melrose Park — leave school with debt. 533 more words

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Buying a New Mattress

To test mattresses, Consumer Reports simulates 8 to 10 years of use to see how well a mattress will hold up. It checks whether a mattress will support your spine. 259 more words

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Consumer Alert: Your smart TV is spying on you!

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — It seems your smart television is smarter than you might think! WREG uncovered a secret, privacy concern staring consumers right in the face. 632 more words

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Hearing aid alternative?

An estimated 3-hundred- 60 million people around the world suffer from hearing loss –– yet relatively few people seek treatment. Prescription hearing aids can cost thousands, and are rarely covered by insurance. 361 more words

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Off-Label Drug-Use Ads

Pharmaceutical companies spend billions on drug advertising each year, and a proposed change by the Food and Drug Administration could allow them to spend even more. 303 more words

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Genetic testing your health

If you could find out whether you might develop certain cancers or heart disease, would you want to know? Genetic testing makes that possible, but Consumer Reports says not everyone benefits from this cutting edge research. 309 more words

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Off-label drug use ads

Pharmaceutical companies spend billions on drug advertising each year. And a proposed change by the Food and Drug Administration could allow them to spend even more. 340 more words

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