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Consumer Reports Shines Light on Car Insurance Quote Secrecy, Prices Are Rife With Inequities and Unfair Practices
Poor Credit May Raise Premiums Higher Than a Drunk Driving Conviction YONKERS, NY—The amounts drivers pay for their car insurance premiums are based on confounding algorithms that increasingly have more to do with socioeconomic factors than driving habits, according to...

Hospital Ratings - Avoiding MRSA and C. difficile Infections
Our hospitals have turned into breeding grounds for dangerous—even deadly—infections. Consumer Reports has expanded its hospital Ratings and now includes information about two common and deadly infections: MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) and C. difficile (Clostridium difficile). Consumer Reports’ new Ratings...

Consumer Reports Investigation Reveals How Hospitals Can Make Patients Sick
New Ratings for avoiding MRSA and C. diff infections for more than 3,000 U.S. hospitals; Advice for hospitals and patients on how to avoid infections YONKERS, NY — Hospitals are thought to be sterile, safe environments where sick people get...

Consumer Reports Will No Longer Recommend Liquid Laundry Detergent Pods
Citing continued danger to young children, CR calls for tougher safety standards YONKERS, NY ― Consumer Reports today announced that it would no longer recommend liquid laundry detergent pods because of the continued high-rate of accidental poisonings of young children...

Consumer Reports: Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs the Health Crisis of This Generation
New report investigates the rise of the superbug and offers advice on immediate actions to thwart the spread; CR survey reveals 41 percent of Americans unaware of antibiotic resistance YONKERS, NY—Decades of inaction to curb the overuse of life-saving antibiotics...

Consumer Reports Aims to Stop the Spread of Superbugs
CEO Marta Tellado at White House Forum Today WASHINGTON, DC – Consumer Reports, the world’s largest and most trusted nonprofit consumer organization, today announced its commitment to help wipe out antibiotic-resistant bacteria or “superbugs.” Infections related to the use of...

Consumer Reports Announces New Senior Content Team
YONKERS, NY – Consumer Reports today announced four new appointments to help drive the organization’s digital transformation and advance its nonprofit mission to make the marketplace fairer for consumers. Following last month’s appointment of Jason Fox, former head of global...

Consumer Reports Latest Sunscreen Tests Find Eleven Products That Didn't Meet Their SPF Claims
Results reveal many provide excellent protection from UVA & UVB rays, some at a low cost; Natural sunscreens don’t work all that well according to CR’s tests YONKERS, NY – When shopping for sunscreen, SPF (sun protection factor) is usually...

Consumer Reports Tests Found Insect Repellents That Are Safer, More Effective Than Some Deet Products
For the first time, picaridin & oil of lemon eucalyptus products top the ratings YONKERS, NY—There is good news for consumers concerned about dousing their skin with potentially harmful repellents in order to arm themselves against insect bites. Consumer Reports...

Consumer Reports Finds Potentially Harmful Bacteria and Illegal Antibiotic Residues in Tests of Frozen Shrimp
Findings raise public health concerns especially with imported, farmed shrimp; FDA needs to step up inspection at U.S. ports and overseas shrimp farms Consumer Reports recommends buying responsibly-caught U.S. wild shrimp when possible YONKERS, NY — Shrimp has surpassed tuna...

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