Consumer Reports

Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Tracking teen drivers Consumer Reports: Tracking teen drivers (Video)
Car accidents are the number one cause of death for teenagers. Teens are inexperienced drivers, and they tend to speed. Consumer Reports has tested three devices that you install in the car to keep tabs on your teenage driver.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Best buy sunscreens Consumer Reports: Best buy sunscreens (Video)
A Consumer Reports survey finds half of sunscreen wearers say what’s most important is the SPF, or sun protection factor. But Consumer Reports’ lab tests reveal that you can’t always rely on that claim.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Long-lasting nail polish Consumer Reports: Long-lasting nail polish (Video)
A beautiful manicure is a great finishing touch to your look. But it loses its glamor when it starts to chip. Consumer Reports tested seven nail polishes, including several that claim to last a long time. All were applied with a base and top coat if the brand had one.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Unnecessary C-sections Consumer Reports: Unnecessary C-sections (Video)
The number of cesarean deliveries remains very high in the U.S. and Consumer Reports says many of them are unnecessary. It has analyzed data from more than 1,500 hospitals in the 22 states where data is available and found several where more than half the women who expect a low-risk delivery undergo a C-section.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Online tools promise better fit Consumer Reports: Online tools promise better fit (Video)
From shoes to jeans to little black dresses, there’s no substitute for trying on clothes before you buy. But if you want to skip cramped dressing rooms and crowds and shop online, Consumer Reports ShopSmart says some online retailers have developed brand-new tools that help you pick the right size.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Bug Repellent Safety Consumer Reports: Bug Repellent Safety (Video)
Summer is around the corner, and so are swarms of insects. Consumer Reports has some important advice on how to avoid bug bites and at the same time limit exposure to potentially dangerous chemicals in insect repellents.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Vacation Rental Scams Consumer Reports: Vacation Rental Scams (Video)
Consumer Reports says beware of vacation rental scams that can pack a very nasty surprise. Criminals are hacking into the email accounts of owners of rental properties, and defrauding renters out of a lot of money.