Health

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...

Consumer Reports: Meats Produced Without Antibiotics Harbor Fewer “Superbugs”
Beef, shrimp, chicken studies over past three years show lower superbug contamination rates in foods produced without antibiotics compared to conventional products CR Survey finds that more than one-quarter of Americans report that they are buying meat and poultry raised...

Consumer Reports’ Tests: Conventional Ground Beef Twice As Likely To Contain Superbugs as Sustainable Beef
What consumers can do to make better beef choices and to lower their risk of getting sick; What the government can do to help improve the way beef is labeled, processed, and inspected YONKERS, NY — In Consumer Reports new...

Consumer Reports Poll: One-Third of Americans Slammed By Sticker Shock at The Pharmacy As Drug Costs Soar
Nearly 75 percent of people hit with higher drug prices have been forced to adjust their personal spending habits, even cutting back on groceries; New, free e-pub with tips for saving on drug costs YONKERS, NY— The rising cost of...

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 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...

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