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Apr 15, 2014

Toothbrush Drill Down

Toothbrush Drill Down

For something so simple as a toothbrush, there sure are a lot of choices.

Apr 11, 2014

High Chair Danger

High Chair Danger

Consumer Reports does extensive testing to assess high chair safety and says the safest high chairs have a five-point harness.

Apr 10, 2014

Consumer Reports: Airline Complaints

Consumer Reports: Airline Complaints

Consumer Reports found that airlines based in North Texas rank among the best and the worst in an analysis of customer complaints over the last five years.

Apr 8, 2014

Consumer Reports: Midsize SUV Crash Tests

Consumer Reports: Midsize SUV Crash Tests

Only two of nine midsize SUVs got the highest rating in crash tests done by an insurance industry group.

Apr 1, 2014

Consumer Reports: Pancake Syrup Health Concerns

Consumer Reports: Pancake Syrup Health Concerns

Consumer Reports recently reported that some kinds of caramel color in soft drinks can contain a potential carcinogen called 4-MeI

Mar 27, 2014

Consumer Reports: Surviving Your Hospital Stay

Consumer Reports: Surviving Your Hospital Stay

Consumer Reports studied hospital safety and has rated more than 2,500 hospitals on how safe they are.

Mar 26, 2014

Consumer Reports: Overuse of the Purple Pill

Consumer Reports: Overuse of the Purple Pill

Consumer Reports says that unless you have gastroesphogeal reflux disease, you actually may not need Nexium.

Mar 26, 2014

Consumer Reports: Supermarket Savings

Consumer Reports: Supermarket Savings

Walmart is America's largest grocer, but in Consumer Reports' ratings of 55 supermarkets Walmart supercenters landed at the bottom.

Mar 25, 2014

Consumer Reports: Cheap Phone Service

Consumer Reports: Cheap Phone Service

Many people are cutting the cord and switching to a phone service that delivers calls via the Internet. Consumer Reports recommends a service called Ooma.

Apr 4, 2014

Home Insurance You Can Count On

Home Insurance You Can Count On

Consumer Reports surveyed nearly 10,000 subscribers who filed homeowner’s insurance claims –– and found some companies fared better than others.

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