April 2008

Gas Grill Posed Safety Risk During Testing
Most Grills Performed Solidly in CR’s Tests YONKERS, NY – Consumer Reports recently tested 37 gas grills for the June issue of the magazine and found one posed a serious risk during testing. Consumer Reports has judged the Broil King...

Consumer Reports Health News - May 2008
Welcome to Consumer Reports Health News for health and medical journalists. Consumer Reports and ConsumerReportsHealth.org cover issues pertaining to the efficacy and safety of prescription and non-prescription drugs (including natural medicines), mental health, diet and nutrition, food safety, and fitness....

How to Get the Best Currency Exchange Rate at Home or Abroad
Travelers probably won’t be finding many bargains abroad this summer because of the weak U.S. dollar. However, they can avoid making their trips even costlier by not paying more than necessary to convert greenbacks to euros or yen. CRMA editors...

Consumer Reports Unveils the Best Lawn Gear
Tests of Two Robotic Mowers Find One That Poses Serious Safety Risk YONKERS, NY — Grooming a trophy-worthy yard does not need to be an overwhelming and expensive task, according to the May issue of Consumer Reports. According to CR,...

Consumer Reports Challenges Long Held Assumptions in Heart Disease Treatment
Ten Tips For A Healthy Heart Emphasize No-Drug and Low-Drug Strategies YONKERS, NY — Consumer Reports challenges consumers to reconsider a commonly held assumption that the newest drugs on the market and the most-high tech tests are the best treatment...

Consumer Reports' First-Ever Lawn Poll Finds 64% of Consumers Have Lawn Envy
Seven Secrets to a Perfect Lawn and Yard YONKERS, NY – Sixty-four percent of consumers think their neighbor has the best lawn on the block according to a new poll conducted by the Consumer Reports National Research Center. But that...

Two Concentrated Tide Detergents Top Laundry Detergent Ratings
YONKERS, NY — Two Tide Ultra Concentrated detergents —Tide 2X Ultra Concentrated with Color Clean Bleach Alternative HE at 25 cents per load (liquid, for front-loading washers) and Tide 2X Ultra Concentrated with a Touch of Downy at 27 cents...

If Your Gums Could Speak
CR Explains Connection Between Gum Disease and Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Pneumonia YONKERS, NY — People can avoid much more than cavities with proper dental care, notes the May issue of Consumer Reports. Preventing gum disease is gaining new urgency...

Don't Be Fooled by Misleading Juice Labels
CR offers tips for consumers to understand juice-label lingo YONKERS, NY — Consumer Reports has decoded juice-label lingo to help consumers buy what they intend and avoid added sugars and artificial ingredients. Some CR readers say that they have been...

Consumer Reports Ranks Volkswagen Eos Best in its Test of Seven Convertibles
VW Eos narrowly outscores BMW 328i; Saab 9-3, Volvo C70 score mid-pack YONKERS, NY — The Volkswagen Eos achieved the best overall score in Consumer Reports’ tests of seven convertibles for the May issue, narrowly outpointing the BMW 328i. Both...

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