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  • Getting Rid of Lice Safely

    Getting Rid of Lice Safely

    Monday, September 15 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-09-15 21:38:47 GMT
    Frantic families often turn to popular over-the-counter treatments like RID, that contains pyrethrum, or Nix, that contains permethrin, but Consumer Reports says that based on mounting evidence, including a recently published study, these chemicals are not the best choices.More >>
    Frantic families often turn to popular over-the-counter treatments like RID, that contains pyrethrum, or Nix, that contains permethrin, but Consumer Reports says that based on mounting evidence, including a recently published study, these chemicals are not the best choices.
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  • Save Money on Laundry

    Save Money on Laundry

    Friday, September 12 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-09-12 21:45:16 GMT
    The average family does 400 loads of laundry per year. Those costs add up. You're paying for water, detergent and energy, not counting the washer and dryer.More >>
    The average family does 400 loads of laundry per year. Those costs add up. You're paying for water, detergent and energy, not counting the washer and dryer.
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  • Finding Good Tech Support

    Finding Good Tech Support

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-09-10 21:44:04 GMT
    That dreaded moment your hard drive crashes, do you know where to turn? Consumer Reports can tell you the best places to fix a failed computer after surveying more than 4,400 computer owners about their experiences with tech support.More >>
    That dreaded moment your hard drive crashes, do you know where to turn? Consumer Reports can tell you the best places to fix a failed computer after surveying more than 4,400 computer owners about their experiences with tech support.
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  • Help, My Cell Phone Battery Died

    Help, My Cell Phone Battery Died

    Monday, September 8 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-09-08 21:55:01 GMT
    Phone batteries always seem to run out when you need them! To the rescue: smart phone cases with a built-in battery.More >>
    Phone batteries always seem to run out when you need them! To the rescue: smart phone cases with a built-in battery.
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  • Ultra HD TVs

    Ultra HD TVs

    Friday, September 5 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-09-05 21:46:28 GMT
    Just when you thought you had the sharpest picture possible on your high-definition television, manufacturers are promoting ultra high-definition, also called ultra HD, UHD or 4K.More >>
    Just when you thought you had the sharpest picture possible on your high-definition television, manufacturers are promoting ultra high-definition, also called ultra HD, UHD or 4K.
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  • Better-For-You Foods

    Better-For-You Foods

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-09-03 21:45:08 GMT
    Making smart food choices when you shop can be very confusing.More >>
    Making smart food choices when you shop can be very confusing.
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  • Deadly Pain Pills

    Deadly Pain Pills

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:41:43 GMT
    Prescription painkillers like OxyContin, Percocet and Vicodin can make days bearable if you're suffering, but they can be as addictive as heroin and just as deadly.More >>
    Prescription painkillers like OxyContin, Percocet and Vicodin can make days bearable if you're suffering, but they can be as addictive as heroin and just as deadly.
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  • Amazon's First Smart Phone

    Amazon's First Smart Phone

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:48:42 GMT
    Amazon has just released its first smart phone, the Fire. Consumer Reports has started checking out the phone in its labs.More >>
    Amazon has just released its first smart phone, the Fire. Consumer Reports has started checking out the phone in its labs.
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  • Best Greek Yogurt

    Best Greek Yogurt

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-08-27 21:48:53 GMT
    Yogurt continues to grow in popularity. Sales now top 7 billion dollars a year.More >>
    Yogurt continues to grow in popularity. Sales now top 7 billion dollars a year.
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  • Not So Natural Cosmetics

    Not So Natural Cosmetics

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-08-26 16:39:54 GMT
    Sales of cosmetics and personal care products labeled “natural” have soared recently, but “natural” on the package does not necessarily mean natural inside.More >>
    Sales of cosmetics and personal care products labeled “natural” have soared recently, but “natural” on the package does not necessarily mean natural inside.
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  • Nutribullet Pro 900 May Pose Safety Risk

    Nutribullet Pro 900 May Pose Safety Risk

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:41:10 GMT
    Makers of the popular "As Seen on TV" product NutriBullet have come out with a new version. It's supposed to be even more powerful for creating healthy drinks, but Consumer Reports says it could pose a safety risk and has labeled it a "Don't Buy."More >>
    Makers of the popular "As Seen on TV" product NutriBullet have come out with a new version. It's supposed to be even more powerful for creating healthy drinks, but Consumer Reports says it could pose a safety risk and has labeled it a "Don't Buy."
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  • Back-to-School Laptops

    Back-to-School Laptops

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:42:44 GMT
    Back-to-school shopping is the second biggest spending spree of the year, according to the National Retail Federation. And these days, students need a lot more than pencils and paper.More >>
    Back-to-school shopping is the second biggest spending spree of the year, according to the National Retail Federation. And these days, students need a lot more than pencils and paper.
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  • Appliances for Back to College

    Appliances for Back to College

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:11:25 GMT
    Heading back to college? Consumer Reports tests loads of appliances that can help stock your new digs.More >>
    Heading back to college? Consumer Reports tests loads of appliances that can help stock your new digs.
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  • Hot Car Danger

    Hot Car Danger

    Friday, August 15 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-08-15 21:48:15 GMT
    Forty-four children died last year from heat stroke inside cars.More >>
    Forty-four children died last year from heat stroke inside cars.
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  • Best & Worst Fast Food

    Best & Worst Fast Food

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-08-13 21:51:24 GMT
    With about 14,000 McDonalds in the U.S., you’re never far from a Big Mac. But out of 21 hamburger chains, Consumer Reports readers rated McDonald’s hamburgers the worst tasting.More >>
    With about 14,000 McDonalds in the U.S., you’re never far from a Big Mac. But out of 21 hamburger chains, Consumer Reports readers rated McDonald’s hamburgers the worst tasting.
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  • Top Laundry Detergents

    Top Laundry Detergents

    Monday, August 11 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-08-11 21:43:34 GMT
    Consumer Reports’ testers did 378 loads of laundry to find the best detergents. They tested more than 50 liquids, powders, and pods.More >>
    Consumer Reports’ testers did 378 loads of laundry to find the best detergents. They tested more than 50 liquids, powders, and pods.
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