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CDC Reports Widespread Salmonella Outbreak From Eating Turkey

Ninety people across 26 states have been sickened and 40 hospitalized since last November due to an outbreak of salmonella linked to raw turkey …

Public Health

Ways to Save Money on Printer Ink

Among the great nuisances of modern life, few things irritate consumers more than the high price of printer ink. If you want to see black clouds roll …

Hewlett Packard

Best Coffee Makers for College Students

Paying a few bucks for a cup of coffee several times a day can blow a college student’s budget pretty quickly. Over two semesters, that java habit …

Coffee

Noise-Canceling Headphones on a Budget

Noise-canceling headphones rarely come cheap. If you want outstanding quality paired with desirable features like Bluetooth and variable noise …

Consumer Tech

Facebook Fixes Privacy Bug Spotted by Consumer Reports

Facebook has corrected an inconsistency in a privacy setting on its iPhone app in a recent update. Consumer Reports privacy experts had pointed out …

Privacy

Audit Faults NHTSA for Poor Tracking of Takata and Other Recall Repairs

A federal audit released Wednesday criticizes the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for not doing enough to ensure that …

Takata

Shoppers Want Car Tech that Helps Them Drive Better, Survey Shows

Car shoppers want advanced safety features that keep them from getting into a crash, but they're less enthusiastic about technology that drives for …

Traffic Safety

2018 Nissan Kicks Brings Value and Space

As first blush, the 2018 Nissan Kicks seems a mediocre new entry into the subcompact SUV segment. It lacks the available all-wheel drive many of its …

Android Auto

Best Home Standby Generators From Consumer Reports' Tests

When the power goes out, a generator is the best tool to help you keep the lights on—and your fridge running and your phone charged. A home standby …

Natural Gas

Best and Worst Hand Vacuums From Consumer Reports' Tests

Hand vacuums, the more compact and portable cousins of stick vacs, are the ideal tool for cleaning up light spills around the house, getting into …

Cleaning

Ford Recalls 500,000 Cars, SUVs for Rollaway Risk

Ford issued a recall of approximately 504,182 Ford Escape SUVs and Ford Fusion sedans in the U.S. because a faulty shifter cable bushing may allow …

Ford Fusion

How to Save Money on Back-to-School Supplies

Shopping for back-to-school supplies can send parents into sticker shock. Aside from standard items such as pencils and paper, students from …

Personal Finance

How to Free Up Storage on Your Phone

We’ve all been there. When you buy your phone you think it has plenty of storage space. Then one day you get that dreaded pop-up warning saying …

Apps

Tanning Beds in Gyms Are Popular but Unsafe

Exercising regularly—whether at a health club or elsewhere—is one of the most effective ways to improve your health. But plenty of gyms, according to …

Tanning

What Makes a Healthy Hot Dog

While no one is claiming that hot dogs could ever be considered a health food, their healthiness quotient has improved since the days when they were …

Nutrition

How to Choose the Right Target-Date Retirement Fund

For more and more workers, saving for retirement means investing in a target-date retirement fund, an all-in-one portfolio that manages your savings …

Retirement

Ford's Takata Airbag Settlement Promises Relief for Consumers

Ford’s class-action settlement agreement over Takata airbags promises to give consumers some relief as the massive recalls—affecting 37 million …

Takata

Best Amazon Prime Day Deals on Smart Home Gear

Amazon Prime Day officially kicked off Monday, July 16, and it makes sense that the retailing giant is throwing its weight into promoting smart home …

Smart Homes

What to Buy for a College Dorm and What to Skip

The list of stuff you’re told to buy when sending your kid off to college is long, adds up fast—and some of it's unnecessary. Focus on the basics for …

Shopping

Safety of Probiotic Supplements Is Not Guaranteed, Study Says

For anyone concerned about gut health or their microbiome, popping a probiotic supplement has increasingly become the norm.<p>Consumers spent $2 billion …

Holistic Medicine

Best Amazon Prime Day Deals Under $150

You don't need to look far to find Amazon Prime Day deals priced at less than $150. But it's difficult to know whether that $25 blender is a bona …

Shopping

Countertop Face-Off: Can the Instant Pot Replace All Those Other Appliances?

Time-saving kitchen appliances appeal no matter where you shop, which is why you’ll see the Instant Pot for sale everywhere from Target to …

Kitchens

Best Amazon Prime Day Deals on Kitchen and Home Products

It’s Amazon Prime Day, and the list of deals is long. But more is not always better, so Consumer Reports scoured the Prime Day list for kitchen and …

Shopping

Shopping for Health Insurance in 2019? Where You Live Matters

The Trump administration continues to use its regulatory and legal powers to reshape the Affordable Care Act (ACA). But states are marking their with …

Health Care

Cost of Individual Health Insurance Depends More Than Ever on Where You Live

While the Trump administration continues to use its regulatory and legal powers to reshape the Affordable Care Act (ACA), states are making their own …

Health Care

Roku Wireless Speakers Add Sonic Oomph to Roku TVs

If you own a Roku TV, you'll soon have a new option for improving its sound quality: Roku Wireless Speakers, which are the company's first smart TV …

Wireless

Best Amazon Prime Day Deals on Echo Smart Speakers and More

Amazon Prime Day kicked off at 3PM Monday and will run for 36 hours. Consumer Reports will be listing the best deals on electronics, from smart …

Shopping

Impressive 2019 Genesis G70 Poised to Challenge European Sport Sedans

The all-new Genesis G70 is a credible challenger to German sport sedans like the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class, based on our initial …

Android Auto

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Your windows may be spotless and your floors may sparkle, but for millions of adults and children with allergies, asthma, and other respiratory …

Pollution

Is There Such a Thing as Healthy Ice Cream?

When you dip into a creamy pint of ice cream on a hot summer day, it can be challenging to limit yourself to just one serving. But what if a company …

Nutrition