Consumer Reports Headlines
Safety Alert: Overuse Of Acetaminophen
Updated: 6:02 AM
- Consumer Reports warns that the overuse of acetaminophen sends almost 80,000 people per year to emergency rooms and is now the leading cause of liver failure in this country.
Bacteria Risk Prompts Baby Wipe Recall
- There is not a FDA recall for the product but Sam's Club claims the wipes don't meet their quality standard.
Food Labeling For GMOs
- Consumer Reports tested a variety of foods to see just how widespread GMOs are and whether you can trust food labels.
Scoring Frequent Flier Miles
- More than 300-million people belong to frequent-flyer programs, stashing away miles in hopes of a free flight.
It's no secret that with limited seats and blackout dates, using those miles can be frustrating.
Consumer Reports checked out nine frequent-flyer programs and found big differences.
Hidden Car Warranties
- Nothing's more frustrating to a car owner than discovering peeling paint or a leaking sunroof on a car that's not so old.
Having to make expensive, post-warranty repairs can leave you feeling ripped off.
But Consumer Reports says you might be able to get your car fixed for free, if you know the secret.
Effective Flu Prevention
- With flu season around the corner, Consumer Reports says it's best to get vaccinated as early as possible.
The standard vaccine is now free, without a co-pay or deductible. But there are other types to consider, and one vaccine doesn't require a shot at all.
What to Get and Forget at Target
- Target tries to be a chic and cheap discount store. It sells everything from ketchup to coffeemakers in nearly 2-thousand stores.
Consumer Reports' testing shows the store brands are often backed by quality, but some Target products miss the mark.
Top Child Safety Seats
- Consumer Reports says pay particular attention to the height limit of your infant seat because children are likely to grow too tall for the seat before they reach the weight limit.
Getting Rid Of Lice Safely
- Lice is a problem that affects as many as 12 million school children annually. Consumer Reports finds that some of the popular treatments might not be effective.
Consumer Reports: Wearable Tech
- Wearable tech is still very new, but Consumer Reports thinks it’s going to take off.
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