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“Consumer Behavior”

Apr 13, 2016 08:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Sales of sugary sodas have been dropping for 30 years, yet more Americans are overweight than ever. Why? Continue reading →
Nov 27, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
What separates the run-of-the-mill impulse buyer from the compulsive shopper?
May 4, 2015 03:12 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
The controversy over a Bud Light label slogan assures that the beer brand will be remembered.
Jan 28, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The manufacturer of a coffee bean extract promoted on 'The Dr. Oz' show has been fined $9 million for false claims and deceptive practices. Continue reading →
Dec 22, 2014 06:41 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A survey of medical advice offered on TV talk shows finds that much of the information is not based in science. Continue reading →
Jun 26, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The story of an injured young girl being asked to leave a fast-food restaurant has been called a hoax. But its viral spread says a lot about folklore and internet activism. Continue reading →
Mar 11, 2014 07:56 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A health fad called "oil pulling" has gone viral, in which people swish their mouths with oil for better health. Continue reading →
Feb 13, 2014 09:17 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The fast-food chain Subway has agreed to remove a chemical from its bread, based on concerns from a blogger. But is it danger or hype? Continue reading →
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