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May 20, 2018

Consumer Affairs - May 20,2018.

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The Sunday Consumer
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May 14th - 20th, 2018
Tension between spouses could worsen disease symptoms, study finds
Researchers say those suffering from arthritis or diabetes should focus on the health of their marriage
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British doctors are calling for the decriminalization of all drugs, including marijuana
A leading medical journal says that prosecuting drug users has become a public health issue
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Purdue Pharma sued by six states over opioid marketing
The complaints charge the company of misrepresenting the benefits and dangers of OxyContin
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Lyme disease cases are on the rise, CDC warns
Tick-borne diseases may be ten times more common than previously thought
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Wells Fargo ordered to pay over $97 million to California workers
The bank adds another blemish to its marred record
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Subprime auto loan defaults hit 20-year high in March
Consumers with poor credit may find it harder to buy a car
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Democrats' bill would severely limit the 'gig economy'
The proposal would impose stiff requirements to classify workers as independent contractors
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Ford suspends F-150 production due to fire at parts factory
The automaker is confident the supply interruption will be short
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Uber ending forced arbitration policy for sexual assault claims
The company is giving survivors control of how they pursue their claims
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Gas prices continue to rise after U.S. pulls out of Iran deal
Prices at the pump have risen seven cents in seven days
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Facebook suspends 200 apps from its platform
The company says its privacy investigation of thousands of apps is ongoing
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Chili's data breach exposes customer credit card information
The Tex-Mex chain is still unsure how many customers have been affected by the breach
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Lawmakers argue Trump plan to reverse ZTE ban poses a security threat
Trump says the plan is ‘reflective of the larger trade deal we are negotiating with China’
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USPS posts $1.3 billion loss in second quarter
The service cites increased expenses and regulatory hardship as the main contributors
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The Department of Agriculture is planning to label foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients
Advocates worry that major food corporations will benefit from rules meant to protect consumers
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Signing children up for too many extracurricular activities could be harmful, study finds
Researchers say that overscheduling children can put a strain on the whole family
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