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Jul 31, 2014, 06:00 ET

Consumer Reports advierte contra los riesgos de los analgésicos recetados y de venta libre

Algunos medicamentos para aliviar el dolor pueden ser tan adictivos como la heroína y están plagados de efectos secundarios mortales. En...

Jul 15, 2014, 06:00 ET
Marta Tellado Named President & CEO of Consumer Reports (PRNewsFoto/Consumer Reports)

Marta Tellado Named President & CEO of Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports, the largest and most trusted consumer organization in the world, today introduced Marta Lourdes Tellado as its next President and...

Jul 02, 2014, 06:00 ET

Las hamburguesas de McDonald's son nombradas las peores en los Estados Unidos en nueva encuesta sobre comida rápida de Consumer Reports

Las hamburguesas que le hicieron famoso a McDonald's han sido nombradas las peores entre todas las principales cadenas en los Estados Unidos por...

Jun 25, 2014, 06:00 ET

Consumer Reports' Survey: 94 Percent Of Travelers Bring Gadgets On Vacation

No matter where Americans travel this summer, their gadgets will be in tow. According to a national Consumer Reports survey, 94 percent of adult...

Jun 25, 2014, 06:00 ET

Encuesta de Consumer Reports: 94% de los viajeros llevan dispositivos a sus vacaciones

Nueva guía "Gadgets to Go" de CR incluye los mejores dispositivos móviles, apps e ideas para vacacionar No importa a dónde...

Jun 16, 2014, 06:00 ET

Consumer Reports Survey: Majority Of Americans Look For 'Natural' Label When Shopping, Believe It Carries Benefits Despite The Contrary

 According to a new national survey by the Consumer Reports National Research Center released today, 59 percent of consumers check to see if...

Jun 12, 2014, 06:00 ET

Consumer Reports' Tests Find Portable Air Conditioners Struggle To Get The Job Done

Portable air conditioners are intended to be an alternative for homes that cannot accommodate standard window units. However, results from Consumer...

Jun 03, 2014, 06:00 ET

Consumer Reports' Guide To Building A Social Kitchen Designed To Last On Any Budget

Today's kitchens are built for entertaining, digital networks and cooking, but creating one that meets all of these needs can be a challenge....

May 29, 2014, 06:00 ET

Honda Accord Hybrid Delivers Class-Leading Fuel Economy, But Falls Well Short Of EPA's 47 MPG Estimate

 Consumer Reports fuel economy tests found the Honda Accord Hybrid delivered impressive overall fuel-economy, tying the smaller Honda Civic...

May 29, 2014, 06:00 ET

Encuesta de Consumer Reports: el 62 por ciento de los consumidores en línea no hacen nada para proteger su privacidad en Internet

A pesar de una epidemia de infracciones de la seguridad de los datos y amenazas cibernéticas graves, un alarmante 62 por ciento de los...

May 29, 2014, 06:00 ET

Consumer Reports' Survey: 62 Percent Of Online Consumers Do Nothing To Protect Their Internet Privacy

Despite a rash of high-profile data breaches and cyber threats, an alarming 62 percent of U.S. online consumers have done nothing to protect their...

May 28, 2014, 10:00 ET

NCRA Announces New Identity Theft Protection Program

 The National Consumer Reporting Association (NCRA), a national trade organization of consumer reporting agencies and associated professionals...

May 20, 2014, 06:00 ET

Consumer Reports Tests Raise Questions About Some Sunscreens Claimed SPF Protection

When it comes to sunscreen, SPF (sun protection factor) is the feature that influences consumers' purchasing decision most.  In its tests of...

May 08, 2014, 06:00 ET

Consumer Reports Finds Many Hospitals do Too Many C-sections

A Consumer Reports analysis of over 1,500 hospitals in 22 U.S. states suggests that some hospitals do a much better job than others at helping...

May 01, 2014, 06:00 ET

Consumer Reports: Running A Home From A Phone

The number of home automation products is exploding.  And according to a survey of nearly 2,500 subscribers from Consumer Reports, almost 20...

Apr 29, 2014, 06:00 ET

Deliberations Begin On Approving Artificial Ingredients In Organic Production: Consumer Reports Survey Show 7 Out Of 10 Americans Want As Few Approved As Possible

Today, Consumer Reports is releasing a nationally representative survey of more than 1,000 adults focused on the organic label. Many of the...

Apr 25, 2014, 10:34 ET

Consumer Reports Names Ellen Kampinsky As Editor-In-Chief

Consumer Reports, the world's largest independent, non-profit product-testing organization, has named Ellen Kampinsky as editor-in-chief of...

Apr 17, 2014, 06:00 ET

Consumer Reports: 3.1 Million Smart Phones Were Stolen in 2013, Nearly Double the Year Before

Smart phone theft is on the rise. About 3.1 million Americans were the victims of smart phone theft in 2013, according to Consumer Reports' Annual...

Apr 04, 2014, 06:00 ET

Consumer Reports: Amica, USAA, & Auto-Owners Among Top Home Insurance Companies In New Survey

 A home insurance policy is a must to protect an owner from the expense of a potentially large loss, but not all insurance companies are easy...

Apr 03, 2014, 13:59 ET

Consumer Reports presenta nueva metodología de pruebas para la evaluación de los asientos infantiles para vehículos

YONKERS, New York, 3 de abril de 2014 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Consumer Reports ha creado un nuevo programa de información para...