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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Sunscreen SPFs Lower Than Claimed: Consumer Reports

Sunscreen SPFs Lower Than Claimed: Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports tested more than 60 sun screens and reports that many brands failed to meet the SPF claims on the bottles.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Can You Trust Online Doctor Reviews?

Can You Trust Online Doctor Reviews?

There's reviews for everything like restaurants, nail salons, even doctors. But Consumer Reports says those reviews may not help to lead you in the right direction.

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017

New Ads For Contrave Weight Loss Pill

New Ads For Contrave Weight Loss Pill

Consumer Reports warns prescription weight-loss pill Contrave can come with health risks.

Friday, Apr 14, 2017

Alternatives to Cable TV Could Save You Money

Alternatives to Cable TV Could Save You Money

Alternatives to cable gain popularity by the day. Depending on what you watch, they may or may not be worth the money.

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017

Air Ambulances: Taking Patients for a Ride

Air Ambulances: Taking Patients for a Ride

A Consumer Reports investigation reveals a spike in patient complaints showing thousands of dollars in surprise ambulance bills.

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017

How to Make Your Next Move Simple and Stress-Free

How to Make Your Next Move Simple and Stress-Free

Late spring into early summer is the busiest time of the year to move. That means millions of people will be packing, wrapping and schlepping. Whatever the circumstance, moving is never easy or fun. But Consumer

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017

Here's Some Help for Your Last-Minute Tax Report

Here's Some Help for Your Last-Minute Tax Report

Dragging your feet on filing your taxes this year? It might be as easy as going online or using an app on your phone.

Thursday, Mar 30, 2017

Streaming Live TV

Streaming Live TV

Tired of paying a lot for TV but not ready to cut the cord entirely? Some cable companies now offer skinny TV packages, but another option is an Internet streaming service. Consumer Reports says some of...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017

Rooms Booking Up Fast For August Solar Eclipse

Rooms Booking Up Fast For August Solar Eclipse

A rare solar eclipse happens in August and already hotel rooms with a great view are filling up fast.

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