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Consumer Reports Calls on Tesla to Disable and Update Auto Steering Function, Remove “Autopilot” Name
Automaker is under federal investigation following fatal crash WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Consumer Reports is calling on the automaker Tesla to disable the automatic steering function in the Autopilot driving-assist system available in its Model S vehicles until the company updates...

Consumer Reports Names Accomplished Fundraiser Shar Taylor as New Vice President of Development
YONKERS, NY – Consumer Reports, the largest and most trusted not-for-profit consumer organization in the world, has named distinguished fundraising professional Shar Taylor as its new Vice President of Development. With more than 20 years of experience, Ms. Taylor has...

Consumer Reports Partners with Reveal to Investigate the Nation’s $1.3 Trillion Student Debt Crisis—What Caused It and What People Can Do About It
CR survey finds 45% of people who have left college with student loan debt say college was not worth the cost; More than half reported problems making loan payments at least once YONKERS, NY — Consumer Reports has partnered with...

Consumer Reports Finds: Nearly One-Third of Americans Experiencing Price Hikes for Meds; Pricey Pills Impacting Retirement Plans, Family Life, Overall Health
Special Investigation from Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs Explains Rampant Rise in Drug Costs. Plus, What Consumers Can Do YONKERS, NY — As pharma and insurance company behemoths lock horns in a battle over profits, Consumer Reports finds consumers are...

Consumer Reports Finds That Nearly Half Of Sunscreens Tested Did Not Meet Their SPF Claims
Nearly three-quarters of ‘natural’ sunscreens fell short of the SPF on their labels; Two “natural” sunscreens for kids claiming to be SPF 50 tested as SPF 8 YONKERS, NY – While Consumer Reports urges consumers to use sunscreen, the organization’s...

Consumer Reports Names Dynamic Public Interest Policy Advocate Laura MacCleery as Vice President of Consumer Policy and Mobilization
YONKERS, NY – Consumer Reports, the largest and most trusted consumer organization in the world, has named public interest advocate Laura MacCleery as its new Vice President of Consumer Policy and Mobilization. Ms. MacCleery will report to Marta Tellado, President...

Consumer Reports Survey Show 73 Percent of Consumers Look for ‘Natural’ Labels at Grocery Stores—and Many Are Unwittingly Misled
FDA comment period on ‘natural’ label requirement ends today; CR submits nearly 250,000 signatures demanding change YONKERS, NY—A new survey released by Consumer Reports today shows that the majority of consumers—73 percent—seek out foods labeled as ‘natural’ when they make...

Consumer Reports Investigates What Causes Pain, What Treats It, What Doesn’t—and How to Prevent It
Also, CR looks at the prescription painkiller epidemic, efforts to curb overuse of opioids, and surprising truths about medical marijuana YONKERS, NY—Persistent and chronic pain can be a frustrating, debilitating and expensive problem. According to the June issue of Consumer...

Consumer Reports Survey: 61 Percent of Recently Married Couples Admit To Exceeding Their Set Wedding Budget
CR’s secret shoppers find that some vendors charge a “wedding surcharge” for products and services; New report reveals money-saving strategies to help couples to save money and still wed in style YONKERS, NY—It’s a day many dream about their whole...

Consumer Reports Investigates: Your Biggest C-Section Risk May Be Which Hospital You Go To
CR releases C-section ratings for more than 1,200 U.S. hospitals YONKERS, NY — A number of factors can increase a woman’s chance of having a C-section—such as being older, heavier or having diabetes. But the single biggest variable may be...

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