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Consumer Reports ranks diets based on satisfaction

To lose weight, it helps to like your diet.

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

Tags: Consumer Reports, 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, Consumer Reports, 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, Consumer Reports

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, Consumer Reports

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: Consumer Reports, ShopSmart Magazine, car breakdown

Americans spending more on prescription drugs

Americans are spending more on prescription drugs, despite the increasing availability of generics.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 05:00am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, prescriptions, health care, IMS Health, Consumer Reports

Pet owners are doting on their furry companions

Most pet owners believe their companion is smart and would pay nearly $2,000 to save his or her life, a Consumer Reports survey shows.

Monday - 09/03/2012, 05:40am EDT

Tags: pet owners, Consumer Reports

How to safely buy drugs online

There are good deals to be had online on everything from clothes, to books, to electronics. But when it comes to prescription drugs, it is definitely a case of buyer beware.

Sunday - 08/19/2012, 01:19pm EDT

Tags: prescription drugs, online pharmacy, Consumer Reports

Before slathering sunscreen, know how to use it safely

The Memorial Day weekend is supposed to be sunny and warm, which will have many digging out their sunscreen from last year. Knowing how to use it correctly is important to avoid a nasty burn.

Saturday - 05/26/2012, 09:44am EDT

Tags: spf, sunscreen, Dr. Lawrence Green, Shade Grove Adventist Hospital, Consumer Reports, UVB rays, Mayo Clinic, sunblock

Emergency calls from cell phones

Increasingly, consumers are dropping landlines and relying on cell phones for all calls. Is this a mistake?

Thursday - 05/10/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Consumer Reports, Call for Action, Shirley Rooker

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