You've heard about secondhand smoke and you know that it can hurt people who breathe it.
Now scientists are researching the health consequences of thirdhand smoke: The residue that tobacco smoke leaves on furniture, carpets, walls, clothing and other inanimate objects.
Think about your pets as you do your springtime gardening and get the yard back in shape. The ASPCA reminds pet parents to be wary of some popular, but poisonous plants.
Some people are leery about buying frozen fruits and vegetables. They believe frozen is inferior to fresh. Relax, there's nothing to worry about.
Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler said he plans to work with his counterparts in Alaska and Oregon to look into operations at Premera, which is based in Mountlake Terrace, Washington.
Four years ago, the Oregon legislature passed a "bottle bill" mandating deposits double from 5 cents to 10 cents if the recycling rate falls below 80 percent two years in a row.
If you're looking online for vacation rentals or even a place to live, be sure to proceed with caution. Rental scammers are hitting virtually all the rental housing websites. Make the wrong move online and bogus landlords will con you out of hundreds, even thousands of dollars that you'll never get back.
Household leaks – from dripping faucets, loose showerheads and faulty toilets – are quite common. And they can be very costly.
A home-heating boiler turned into a bomb inside a Bellingham home, sending shrapnel flying across the living room. The family's nanny-cam captured the powerful explosion on camera. The family's 3-year-old daughter, who was home at the time, was not injured.
No one wants to pay more taxes than necessary or run the risk of an audit. Here are several common mistakes to avoid.
My wife and I just became proud pet parents again this week.
We adopted Buster, a 10-year old longhaired orange tabby, from Homeward Pet in Woodinville. He’s a spry guy with a lot of personality and very affectionate.
It took us several visits to the shelter to find Buster.
Roving asphalt pavers are targeting local property owners and walking away with thousands of dollars. The latest complaints are from East King County where at least four victims were hit. The victims report the pavers drove a white truck with a flashing yellow light on the top. They claim to have extra material from an earlier job and offer to patch your driveway or parking lot for a bargain. Don't do it.
As hard as you try, there is nothing you can do to guarantee that you won't get taken by a scammer. But you can reduce your chances of becoming a victim by being constantly on guard and always skeptical.
Can rubberized household sealing products really plug holes in a bucket, or the bottom of a boat? We test Flex Seal and Flex Shot against their compelling commercial come-ons.
A growing body of research shows that fish is brain food. So, can fish prevent Alzheimer's disease?
February is National Spay & Neuter month, a time to remember that America has a serious pet overpopulation problem. Sterilization is the only safe and effective way to deal with it.