April 2011

An Allergen-Free Hotel Stay - from Consumer Reports
Major hotel chains are setting aside Hypoallergenic Rooms that they say have fewer airborne particles and irritants which are bothersome to guests with seasonal or environmental allergies. From Consumer Reports' May issue. Allergen-Free Hotel Rooms - CR Podcast

Consumer Reports Health: Eleven Strategies for Stoke Prevention
May is National Stroke Awareness Month Yonkers, NY — About every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. suffers a stroke, and more than 77 percent are first events. In a new report available online at www.ConsumerReportsHealth.org, Consumer Reports Health identifies...

The iGrill: A Claim Check - from Consumer Reports
The iGrill is a bluetooth-enabled meat thermometer that works with the iPad, iPod Touch, or iPhone. But, is it worth a $100? From Consumer Reports' May issue. The iGrill: A Claim Check - CR Podcast

Dishwashing Liquids - from Consumer Reports
All of the dishwashing liquids Consumer Reports tested for the May issue -- even the cheapest -- did a very good job of removing food and grease. Dishwashing Liquids - CR Podcast

Beautiful Blooms - from Consumer Reports
The results of a Consumer Reports study show flowers ordered online may bear little resemblance to the blooms you thought you bought. From the May issue. Beautiful Blooms - CR Podcast

A Stroller Safety-Alert - from Consumer Reports
Consumer Repots' most recent tests of traditional strollers has revealed a potential strangulation hazard with the Zooper Waltz. From the May issue. Stroller Safety-Alert - CR Podcast

Questions of Money - from Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports finance experts answer reader questions about using 401k or IRA funds to pay off a primary residence, and why switching insurance carriers doesn't always save tons of money. Questions of Money - CR Podcast

AT&T Files with FCC for T-Mobile Acquisition: Consumers Union Statement
WASHINGTON, D.C. — AT&T filed its acquisition proposal with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today, marking the official start of the review process. In addition to the review by Department of Justice, the FCC will review the proposed deal to...

A Trunk Safety-Retrofit - from Consumer Reports
Every year, it's estimated, 10 to 20 people die trapped in car trunks. Here's a trunk quick-release to outfit older cars without the inside trunk release. From Consumer Reports' April Auto issue. A Trunk Safety-Retrofit - CR Podcast

Automotive Safety - from Consumer Reports
Every year for the April Auto issue, Consumer Reports calculates an overall automotive safety rating by combining the accident-avoidance scores from our tests, with available crash-test results, and important safety features like ESC, and side & curtain air bags. Automotive...

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