Consumer Reports

Problem Solvers Consumer Reports Safety Alert: Ground Beef Consumer Reports Safety Alert: Ground Beef (Video)
Americans eat a lot of ground beef. Last year we bought more than 2 billion pounds of it in supermarkets and big-box stores. But that hamburger you’re grilling could contain harmful bacteria, and unless you cook it thoroughly, it could make you sick.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Avoiding infections at the hospital Consumer Reports: Avoiding infections at the hospital
Our hospitals have turned into breeding grounds for dangerous—even deadly—infections. Consumer Reports has expanded its hospital Ratings and now includes information about two common and deadly infections: MRSA and C. difficile.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Cars that guzzle oil Consumer Reports: Cars that guzzle oil (Video)
If your car seems to be burning oil and you have to top off your oil frequently, you have company. Consumer Reports’ latest auto survey covering almost 500,000 newer cars has identified several popular engines that burn quite a bit of oil.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Safer phone use while driving Consumer Reports: Safer phone use while driving (Video)
Lots of people use their smartphones while driving. Seven in ten are texting, taking selfies, and even using social media, according to a recent AT&T study. Government data show hundreds of people each year are killed in car accidents involving cell phones.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Top-rated facial sunscreens Consumer Reports: Top-rated facial sunscreens (Video)
Sunscreens will help keep you from wrinkling. Consumer Reports tested six facial sunscreens. They contain the same active ingredients as regular sunscreens, but they’re made to be lighter and less greasy and they cost more per ounce.