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Aug 19, 2014

Appliances for Back to College

Appliances for Back to College

Heading back to college? Consumer Reports tests loads of appliances that can help stock your new digs.

Aug 19, 2014

Deadly Pain Pills

Deadly Pain Pills

Prescription painkillers like OxyContin, Percocet and Vicodin can make days bearable if you’re suffering, but they can be as addictive as heroin and just as deadly. Prescriptions have soared 300 percent in...

Aug 19, 2014

Hot Car Danger

Hot Car Danger

44 children died last year from heat stroke inside cars. Accidentally leaving a child behind in a hot car has happened to parents from all walks of life—a CEO of a hospital, a vice principal, a preacher and...

Jul 26, 2014

Back to School Sales Are Here

Back to School Sales Are Here

It is already time for back to school shopping, and Consumer Reports says sales are right around the corner.

Jul 23, 2014

Consumer Reports: Amazon's First Smart Phone

Consumer Reports: Amazon's First Smart Phone

Amazon is getting ready to release its first smart phone, the Fire. Consumer Reports has started checking out the phone in its labs.

Jul 22, 2014

Consumer Reports: Natural Foods - Not

Consumer Reports: Natural Foods - Not

The term “natural” has become a big buzzword on processed food packaging. But Consumer Reports ShopSmart says, be aware it doesn’t always mean what you think.

Jul 22, 2014

Consumer Reports: Not So Natural Cosmetics

Consumer Reports: Not So Natural Cosmetics

Sales of cosmetics and personal care products labeled “natural” have soared recently. But “natural” on the package does not necessarily mean natural inside. This according to a year-long investigation...

Jul 15, 2014

Sunscreens for Kids

Sunscreens for Kids

When you choose a sunscreen for your child, what do you look for? About a third of us buy a sunscreen that claims to be for kids. And many choose one that’s doctor-recommended, according to a Consumer...

Jul 11, 2014

Choosing the Right Carry-On Luggage

Choosing the Right Carry-On Luggage

Flying with a carry-on bag can save you $50 or more per trip. But whatever kind you get, it's got to fit in the overhead bin.

Jul 10, 2014

Nutribullet Pro 900 Safety Risk

Nutribullet Pro 900 Safety Risk

Makers of the popular “As Seen on TV” product—the “NutriBullet”—have come out with a new version. It’s supposed to be even more powerful for creating healthy drinks, but Consumer Reports says it could pose...

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