The Better Business Bureau looks at the complaints that come in, and the data showing where women are most vulnerable.
Dr. Jason Hedges, a urologist with OHSU, said over the past two years he’s seen a 30-40 percent increase in men coming to him looking for testosterone supplements.
The leading group opposed to fluoridating Portland's water plans to call for an official investigation by the secretary of state into the state agency that strongly supports community fluoridation.
There are several pupuserias in Portland. One of them, however, failed its latest semi-annual health inspection.
A local restaurant serving pho, the traditional Vietnamese soup, has flunked again.
Powell Seafood Restaurant in Southeast Portland has had problems with leaving old shrimp in the refrigerator, not washing out bread pans and cooked chickens sitting on a shelf in the temperature danger zone.
You've seen the devastation in Oklahoma and you want to help. Before you respond to any charity pitch - stop, think and check them out.
The tornado damage in Oklahoma made me think about homeowners insurance.
Before you give money to help with tornado disaster relief in Oklahoma, find out what kind of help the charity is providing.
The peak travel season has begun, bringing with it crowded planes and higher fares. Consumer Reports has just released its latest airline ratings.
Two years ago drugmakers spent 14-million dollars promoting prescription testosterone. Last year they spent 100-million dollars. And sales are soaring, topping two billion dollars in 2012. But Consumer Reports says most men don’t need testosterone treatments.
Lots of video games on the market are advertised as a fun way to get fit. Consumer Reports checked out five: Nike Plus Kinect Training, Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2013, Just Dance 4, U-F-C Trainer, and Zumba Core. They cost anywhere from $20 to $50.
The Oregon Department of Transportation rented the house and posed as people moving because it says it gets a ton of complaints about illegal movers.
Dr. Andrew Doan said he was so hopelessly addicted to video games that it was tearing his family apart. He's since broken his addiction and now tours to speak about the dangers of video game and social media addiction.
Cathy Hastie called herself a car addict, but she decided to end her addiction for a week and try different car sharing services to get around.
A charity filed a complaint with the Oregon Department of Justice about the Animal Miracle Foundation and Network or AMFN.
The state of Oregon is investigating a worker’s claim that she was fired from a tanning salon chain for reporting allegations of sexual abuse on the job. The new development surfaced after KATU last week looked at business complaints filed against Islands Tanning. In that report, we dug through more than 30 complaints from customers who said they were ripped off.
Helmets are a must when kids are active outside riding bikes or playing Little League. But could you be exposing your kids to an itchy infestation – head lice.
More than two dozen people have filed complaints with the Oregon Attorney General in the last four years against Islands Tanning, with multiple local stores. Some of those people also recently contacted KATU for help.
Portland is becoming a graveyard for diesel trucks on their last leg after being run out of California. That's among the findings of a new Portland City Club report on air pollution.
Portlanders will vote next month on whether to add fluoride to their water system. But will it damage the environment, specifically our rivers and fish?
Right now, Portland is the largest non-fluoridated metro area in the country. Voters are deciding whether to allow the city to add fluoride to their water and the issue has families lining up on both sides.
The KATU Problem Solvers are revealing ground-breaking new data that may change the way you vote on Portland's fluoridation measure next month. It’s data that the state wasn't eager for you to see.
John Huszar owns a rental house. On day he went over to talk to the renters, but to his surprise he found a construction crew installing large utility boxes on the lawn.
They take over your friends' identities. Then they start chatting with you as your friend. And soon they're trying to trick you out of your money.
Are you paying too much for your café-crafted drinks? We went on a tour of five different coffee-making methods, each with its own flavor, that you can make at home.