Media Resources

September 2010

Blood-Pressure Monitors - from Consumer Reports
Home monitoring can be a crucial part of blood-pressure control. In Consumer Reports' October test, arm-cuff monitors were generally more accurate. Bloodo-Pressure Monitors - CR Podcast

Fast-Food Burgers - from Consumer Reports
Billions of McDonald's hamburgers have been consumed. But considering the results of Consumer Reports' recent survey of fast-food burger joints, you might wonder why? From Consumer Reports' October issue. Fast-Food Burgers - CR Podcast

Computer Trends - from Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports tests of computers for the September issue turned up somve very good models judged CR BEST BUYS, as well as some sporting new stylish features. Computer Trends - from Consumer Reports

Leaf Blowers - from Consumer Reports
The fastest way to clear a yard full of leaves is still with a gas leaf blower. But the best electric models are lower priced and perform comparably. From Consumer Reports' September issue. Leaf Blowers - CR Podcast

Questions of Health - from Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports' medical consultants answer reader questions about night-eating syndrome and the absorption-rate of calcium supplements. Questions of Health - CR Podcast

Consumers Union Praises FCC Vote on White Spaces
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumers Union today applauded the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for its unanimous vote in favor of rules to open up “white spaces” — the unused public airwaves between TV channels — for tech companies to offer high-speed...

Recommended All-In-One Printers -- from Consumer Reports
All-in-one printers can produce high-quality photos and text ... and save space an money -- economical ones sell for less than $100. From Consumer Reports' September issue. All-in-one Printers - CR Podcast

The AB COASTER: A Claim Check - from Consumer Reports
The AB COASTER, like other machines that claim to shed pound and inches in just minutes a day, is not all it seems. From Consumer Reports, September issue. Ab Coaster - CR Podcast

Air Purifiers - from Consumer Reports
Some air purifiers can remove or reduce smoke, dust, and pollen from your home. Some of the 30 models Consumer Reports tested for the September issue were quiet and effective. Air Purifiers - CR Podcast

People Movers - from Consumer Reports
For the September issue, Consumer Reports Magazine tested new or recently updated models of vehicles best described as "People Movers". People Movers - CR Podcast

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