John Walls with CTIA, The Wireless Association, discusses responsible use of cell phones, new technology, and the organization’s consumer education programs.
Marc Parsonts, a nationally certified massage therapist, discusses the various types of massage and how they relieve pain and increase flexibility as well as help prevent injuries.
Tom Harr and Susan Ward of Family Services discuss the agency’s programs for victims of domestic violence, people with mental issues, and child development programs.
Joan Goldwasser of Kiplinger’s Personal Magazine discusses investment strategies and how to evaluate your tolerance for risk as well as instruments to consider for your portfolio.
Dr. Ken Henry, an audiologist and director of Professional Hearing Services, discusses hearing loss, the causes and prevention, as well as new technology and improvements in hearing devices.
Bob Rusbuldt and Sue Nester of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America discuss insurance for college students’ personal belongings and the difference between insurance for a condo and a house.
Dr. Richard Rubin, a Chevy Chase cardiologist and chief of cardiology at Sibley Hospital, discusses how fats, carbs, diet and exercise affect the heart.
Bob Hunter of the Consumer Federation of America discusses add-on insurance policies that cost consumers millions and may not be needed.
Andrea Brands of AT&T discusses the company’s “It Can Wait” campaign, which educates teens and parents about the dangers of texting.
Jim Quiggle of the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud discusses the $80 billion cost to consumers of insurance fraud as well as some of the more outrageous schemes to defraud insurance companies.
Steve Pociask of The American Consumer Institute discusses how small businesses affect the economy and provide a majority of new jobs and talks about the burdens imposed by taxes and overregulation.
Dr. Marc Connell, an orthopedic surgeon, discusses sports injuries, treatments and prevention.
Rodd Santomauro of HALT discusses the difficulty in determining if a lawyer has been disciplined as well as ways to make the legal system more accessible to consumers.
Chris Basso of Carfax discusses how to buy a used car, airbag fraud, and the millions of cars that have never had safety recalls fixed.