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Consumer Reports Poll: 46 Percent of Streaming Media Accountholders Share Their Log-In Credentials
Not all companies explicitly prohibit password sharing outside the household YONKERS, NY ― Streaming media services are quite popular: 51 percent of American households say they subscribe to Amazon Prime Instant Video, HBO Go, Hulu Plus, Netflix, and/or WatchESPN, according...

Consumer Reports Uncovers Expert Ways to Increase a Home’s Value
Exclusive CR survey of real estate pros reveals which upgrades can boost a home’s selling price by up to 10 percent; Plus, money-wasting mistakes sellers should avoid YONKERS, NY ― With housing prices at recent highs, it’s a great time...

Consumer Reports Warns Against the Risks of Radiation Overexposure from Unnecessary CT Scans
Researchers Estimate at Least Two Percent of All Future Cancers in the U.S. Will Stem from CT Scans Alone – That’s Approximately 29,000 Cases and 15,000 Deaths Per Year YONKERS, NY — X-rays have been used for almost 120 years...

Independent Shops Outshine Dealership Repair Centers in Consumer Reports Car Repair Satisfaction Survey
Over Three-quarters of customers that haggled were successful in negotiating a discount. YONKERS, NY—Consumer Reports latest survey of repair service satisfaction found the odds are consumers will be more satisfied with an independent repair shop than with a franchised new-car...

Consumer Reports Tests Found Faster Appliances That Can Save Consumers More Than Two Hours A Day
CR survey reveals some consumers willing to pay more for speed YONKERS, NY – Time is a precious commodity—so much so, it seems, that Americans are willing to spend a little more on faster household appliances, according to a recent...

Consumer Reports’ Survey Finds Americans Mistaken About Safety and Effectiveness of Weight-Loss Supplements
New Test Results for Treadmills and Ellipticals Finds Many Home Machines Add Features and Connectivity Trying to Replicate a Personal Trainer YONKERS, NY — With the New Year close at hand, many Americans use this milestone to start a new...

Consumer Reports Names Toyota Camry Hybrid Best New-Car Value in Annual Rankings
Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, Fiat 500L, Mercedes-Benz S500 ranked lowest YONKERS, NY – The Toyota Camry Hybrid is the best overall value for the automotive dollar according to Consumer Reports’ 2014 Annual New-Car Value Rankings. Consumer Reports calculated that the Camry...

Consumer Reports Finds Striking Link between “Respectful” Treatment and Medical Errors
Nearly 30 percent of U.S. patients said they experienced a preventable medical error in new CR survey; About one in four reported that medical personnel didn’t always treat them “like a person” YONKERS, NY — In a new report that...

Consumer Reports Holiday Poll: Black Friday Shopping May Be Losing Its Charm
But People who plan to Shop this Black Friday believe they get the best deals YONKERS, NY — The thrill of shopping on the Black Friday weekend may have lost its’ luster, more than half of Americans say they won’t...

Consumer Reports Launches First-Ever Interactive Holiday Gift Guide
Video Showcases Expert Gift Picks and a Customized Tour of Consumer Reports YONKERS, NY – This holiday season, Consumer Reports is taking consumers behind the doors of its testing labs as part of its first-ever interactive video holiday gift guide....

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