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Consumer Reports: Baby-food warning

Posted: Aug. 16, 2018 4:13 AM

New testing from Consumer Reports has revealed that many of them could contain heavy metals such as lead, cadmium, and inorganic arsenic.

Special Reports

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Detectives are determined to solve Lane County murder case

Joni Marie Grigsby was killed in June of 1995 and detectives are confident her killer will be found.

Springfield police not giving up on solving cold case

Dorothy Ashley was killed inside her home in August of 2016.

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SPECIAL REPORT: Pets on Pot

Some pet owners give their furry friends marijuana.

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Firefighters have far higher rates of certain cancers than the general population.

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Project Safe Family

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A former NBA players shared his life story and struggle with addiction to high school students.

New study finds shocking results about teens and sexting

A new study looks at how often teens under the age of 18 are receiving and sending sexts.

Study: parents shouldn't provide teens with alcohol

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Rise in teen suicide, social media coincide; is there link?

A new study shows there could be a link between social media use and teen suicide and depression.

Anti-bullying app helps to stop bullying in schools and workplaces

An anti-bullying app is giving more power victims and witnesses.

Family says bullying at school put their son in the hospital

Parents said bullying at the school landed their son in a hospital to be treated for depression and an eating disorder.

Study: teens who vape more likely to smoke cigarettes within year

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New law holds parents accountable for school bullying

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Teens ask lawmakers to raise tobacco age to 21

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Burger King takes on bullying with ad

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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Oregon recycling group puts spotlight on industry challenges

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In The Garden

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The first step to replanting is picking the right-sized container.

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In The Garden: Big, bold plants for 2018

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Pet of the Week

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Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports: Baby-food warning

New testing from Consumer Reports has revealed that many of them could contain heavy metals such as lead, cadmium, and inorganic arsenic.

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Consumer Reports: Traveling with your dog

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Consumer Reports: Pool Parasites

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