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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...

Consumer Reports Finds it’s Too Difficult For Patients To Learn About Physicians’ Disciplinary Records
Thousands of doctors still practice while being disciplined for sexual misconduct, substance abuse, and making careless, sometimes deadly, mistakes CR survey finds that 82 percent of Americans are in favor of requiring doctors to tell their patients if they are...

Subaru & Mazda Keep Pace with Luxury Brands in Consumer Reports 2016 Annual Brand Report Card
Audi, Subaru, Lexus, Porsche, BMW lead the pack YONKERS, NY— Consumers don’t always have to spend top dollar to get a great car. The Consumer Reports 2016 Brand Report Card reveals mainstream brands like Subaruand Mazda can often deliver as...

Consumer Reports’ 2016 Annual Top Picks: Kia Sorento & Lexus RX Are Best SUVs
Ford F-150 named top pickup truck for first time in 17 years YONKERS, NY — Seven new vehicles made Consumer Reports’ 2016 Annual Top Picks list—the Mazda MX-5 Miata, Kia Sorento, Toyota Sienna, Toyota Camry, Lexus RX, Honda Fit, and...

Consumer Reports Drugstore Survey Finds Substantial Price Differences for Commonly Prescribed Drugs
CVS and RITE-AID are among the highest priced drug stores in nationwide price scan; CR finds some drugs can cost as much as 10 times more at one retailer than another, even in the same town or city YONKERS, NY—In...

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