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Oct 23, 2014

Best & Worst Air Purifiers

Best & Worst Air Purifiers

Air cleaners make claims like "capture 99 percent of allergens and irritants," "remove allergens like dust, pet dander and pollen," healthier, fresher air." Consumer Reports tested 26 portable air cleaners...

Oct 21, 2014

Dangers of Portable Heaters

Dangers of Portable Heaters

Consumer Reports has just tested more than two dozen space heaters and says if you have an older one, consider replacing it. The new ones have gotten safer.

Oct 21, 2014

Top Juicers

Top Juicers

You’ve heard it before you need at least five servings of fruits and veggies a day! Juicing offers a way to up that number. And Americans are catching on. Sales of juicers are up 25 percent in the past year.

Oct 21, 2014

OLED-TV, the Next Big Thing

OLED-TV, the Next Big Thing

The latest in television technology is called OLED. It stands for organic light-emitting diodes.

Oct 17, 2014

The American Shopper is Back

The American Shopper is Back

Consumer Reports finds Americans are starting to spend again.

Oct 14, 2014

Effective Flu Prevention

Effective Flu Prevention

With flu season around the corner, Consumer Reports says it’s best to get vaccinated as early as possible. The standard vaccine is now free, without a co-pay or deductible.

Oct 9, 2014

What to Get and Forget at Target

What to Get and Forget at Target

Consumer Reports’ testing and research shows Target’s store brands are often offer good value.

Oct 7, 2014

Food Labeling for GMOs

Food Labeling for GMOs

Consumer Reports tested a variety of foods to see just how widespread GMOs are and whether you can trust food labels.

Oct 6, 2014

Best-Tasting Coffee

Best-Tasting Coffee

Coffee sales are on the rise, with most people buying blended coffees, those that are a combination of two or more varieties of beans. To find the best-tasting brews, Consumer Reports prepared more than...

Oct 3, 2014

Finding Good Health Insurance

Finding Good Health Insurance

Consumer Reports has just released its analysis of more than 1,000 health care plans and outlines the top questions to consider before you choose.

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