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Nov 2, 2018

New Furniture Tip-Over Dangers: Smaller, But Not Safer

New Furniture Tip-Over Dangers: Smaller, But Not Safer

Exclusive new Consumer Reports testing reveals, just because a dresser is smaller doesn’t make it less of a tip-over risk to children in your home.

Oct 24, 2018

Consumer Reports' 2018 Car Reliability Results

Consumer Reports' 2018 Car Reliability Results

When you spend thousands of dollars on a car, you want it to last. Consumer Reports has just released its exclusive new car reliability report.

Oct 18, 2018

Beware of Antibiotic Side Effects in Children

Beware of Antibiotic Side Effects in Children

Antibiotics are lifesaving medicine, but nearly 70,000 children end up in emergency rooms each year because of the side effects of taking them.

Oct 5, 2018

Better TV Picture With HDR

Better TV Picture With HDR

The fall TV season is in full swing, and if you're thinking it might be time for a new one, you’re in luck. NBC 5’s Samantha Chatman explains the one new feature you might want to seriously consider when you go...

Sep 27, 2018

What Medical Debt Does to Your Credit Score

What Medical Debt Does to Your Credit Score

More than one-quarter of Americans with health insurance have received a surprise medical bill. That's according to a new survey from Consumer Reports. Those health care charges can have big consequences...

Sep 20, 2018

Survey Reviews Consumers Behavior Regarding Facebook

Survey Reviews Consumers Behavior Regarding Facebook

Consumer Reports looks at it's readers opinions regarding Facebook.

Sep 7, 2018

What to Know About Buying a Used Rental Car

What to Know About Buying a Used Rental Car

If you’re thinking of buying a used car directly from a rental car company - you could be getting a steal. But before you dive in, make sure you look into the life of these cars. Consumer Reports explains.

Aug 14, 2018

Which Dishwashers Have Staying Power: Consumer Reports

Which Dishwashers Have Staying Power: Consumer Reports

How to help your dishwasher last longer, and do a better job.

Aug 8, 2018

Here's Why You Should Dry Your Laundry on a Line

Here's Why You Should Dry Your Laundry on a Line

In this day and age, most people don’t think twice about the way they do their laundry. But experts at Consumer Reports say there are plenty of reasons to go old-school by giving up your clothes dryer and drying...

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