March 2011

Consumer Reports Poll Finds High Levels of Concern About Medical Harm & Support For Public Ratings on Hospital Safety
A new poll released today by the Consumer Reports National Research Center found high levels of public concern about hospital-acquired infections and other forms of medical harm as well as support for making it easier for the public to find...

Driving Distracted - from Consumer Reports
Distracted Driving refers to anything that takes your eyes or mental focus from the road. But the use of cell phones behind the wheel has become a particular concern in recent years. From Consumer Reports' April issue. Distracted Driving -...

Notes from the Test Track - from Consumer Reports
Among the 80 or so new cars Consumer Reports put through their paces this past year, were some pleasant surprises and some disappointments. Notes from the Test Track - CR Podcast

More Top Picks - from Consumer Reports
Each year Consumer Reports evaluates hundreds of tested vehicles, and then, for the April Auto issue, choose the best all-around models in ten categories. Here are the top picks for family suv, small suv, family hauler, pickup, sporty car, and...

The Top Picks for 2011 - from Consumer Reports
Here are the Top Automotive picks for budget car, small sedan, family sedan, and sports sedan, chosen by Consumer Reports Auto Test Engineers for the April Auto issue. The Top Picks for 2011 - CR Podcast

Home Sweet Medical Home - from Consumer Reports
The idea behind a medical home is for a doctor to become an advocate for the patient. If you haven't heard about it, chances are you will soon. From Consumer Reports' March issue. Home Sweet Medical Home - CR Podcast

The Core Consumer Price Index - from Consumer Reports
This piece looks at how the Consumer Price Index differs from the CORE CPI, and what that means to you. From the March 2011 issue of Consumer Reports' Money Adviser. Core Consumer Price Index - CR Podcast

Consumers Union Endorses California Bill to Protect Consumers From Unsafe Rental Cars
AB 753 Bars Rental Car Companies From Renting Vehicles Subject to Federal Safety Recalls SACRAMENTO, CA — Rental car companies would be prohibited from renting autos that have been recalled due to safety issues under legislation now being considered in...

Consumers Union Endorses California Bill to Protect Consumers From Unsafe Rental Cars
AB 753 Bars Rental Car Companies From Renting Vehicles Subject to Federal Safety Recalls SACRAMENTO, CA — Rental car companies would be prohibited from renting autos that have been recalled due to safety issues under legislation now being considered in...

Serving-size Roulette - from Consumer Reports
Despite mandatory labeling of serving sizes dating to 1990, many consumers are befuddled by nutritional labels. From Consumer Reports' March issue. Serving-size Roulette - CR Podcast

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