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Half of store-bought chicken contains superbugs

About 97 percent of raw chicken breasts tested in a nationwide survey carried bacteria dangerous to humans, according to a Consumer Reports analysis released Thursday.

Thursday - 12/19/2013, 12:44pm EST

Tags: chicken, salmonella, alicia lozano


Report: Store brands' taste is worth the savings

When shopping for groceries, do you generally choose brand names over the store brands? You could be spending a lot more for no additional quality.

Monday - 09/02/2013, 07:11am EDT

Tags: alan etter, store brands

Column: How to haggle and save big

If you can buy it, you can haggle over it and save. Consumer Reports offers some tips how to negotiate for services and big purchases.

Tuesday - 07/16/2013, 05:15am EDT

Tags: haggling, shopping, utilities, david burd, wtop saves you money

Consumer Reports out with 'Best mobile devices'

They're the best of the best. Consumer Reports tested more than 145 smartphones, tablets, and cameras to find the top mobile devices on the market.

Friday - 06/21/2013, 12:48pm EDT

Tags: gadgets

Viagra works wonders for flowers

There's nothing like a red rose to get the romance flowing.

Thursday - 02/21/2013, 07:54am EST

Tags: david burd, viagra, flowers, British Medical Journal

Consumer Reports ranks diets based on satisfaction

To lose weight, it helps to like your diet.

Wednesday - 01/02/2013, 02:48pm EST

Tags: diet

Making it through the holidays, stain-free (Video)

Holiday visitors frequently come bearing gifts, but sometimes they also bring holiday mishaps - like stains.

Sunday - 12/23/2012, 08:19am EST

Tags: stains, holiday entertaining, Rosemary Frisino Toohey

Ring in the New Year, say goodbye to an old light bulb

The year 2013 is nearly here, and that means it's almost time to say goodbye - to a light bulb.

Saturday - 12/22/2012, 08:12am EST

Tags: light bulbs, Brennan Haselton,

What do people dread the most about the holidays?

Consumer Reports surveyed 1,100 adults. See if what they dislike about the holidays is what you dislike.

Wednesday - 12/19/2012, 06:30am EST

Tags: Christmas, holiday, presents,

What to do when your car breaks down

Even the most diligent car owners and drivers are at risk of wrecks or breakdowns. Here's some advice about mechanical issues that shouldn't be ignored, and about what drivers should do after deciding to pull over.

Monday - 11/12/2012, 02:15pm EST

Tags: ShopSmart Magazine, car breakdown

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