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Aug 02, 2011, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports Health: How Old is Your Heart and Who Can You Trust to Fix It?

An investigation by Consumer Reports Health reveals that the practice of healing hearts has become a money-making machine that too often favors...


Aug 02, 2011, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports Health: ¿Cuántos años tiene su corazón y en quién puede confiar para que se haga cargo de él?

Una investigación de Consumer Reports Health revela que la curación de enfermedades cardíacas se ha convertido en un negocio muy lucrativo que con...


Aug 02, 2011, 06:00 ET Los expertos de Consumer Reports prueban las mejores tazas de café

Consumer Reports preparó más de 1,000 tazas de café para considerar dos nuevos campeones entre las variedades colombianas; el informe aparece en la...


Jul 21, 2011, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports Health: Three Out of Four Readers Using Alternative Therapies; Meditation Helpful to Some Suffering from Anxiety, Depression, and Insomnia

A new reader survey published in the September issue of Consumer Reports and available online at www.ConsumerReportshealth.org finds that three of...


Jul 21, 2011, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports Health: Tres de cada cuatro lectores utilizan terapias alternativas; la meditación es útil para personas que sufren de ansiedad, depresión e insomnio

Una nueva encuesta de lectores, publicada en el número de septiembre de Consumer Reports y disponible en línea en www.ConsumerReportsenEspanol.org,...


Jun 28, 2011, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports Health: Key Drug Warnings Falling Through the Cracks

It's comparable to driving a car without a seatbelt—a new investigation from Consumer Reports Health finds that drug labels sometimes lack key safety ...


May 24, 2011, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports Health: Tests Reveal Top Performing Sunscreens

In tests of 22 sprays, creams and lotions, Consumer Reports Health identifies nine products that provide excellent protection against the UVB rays...


May 10, 2011, 04:38 ET Consumer Reports Health: Jenny Craig Rated Best Diet; Weight Watchers Scores a Distant Third

Jenny Craig, the diet program that combines counseling with a portion-controlled regimen of pre-made foods supplemented by home cooked sides, has...


Apr 28, 2011, 09:00 ET CONSUMER REPORTS HEALTH: Eleven Strategies for Stroke Prevention

About every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. suffers a stroke, and more than 77 percent are first events. In a new report available online at...


Apr 28, 2011, 09:00 ET CONSUMER REPORTS HEALTH: Once estrategias para prevenir un ataque cerebral

Aproximadamente cada 40 segundos, alguien en los EE.UU. sufre un derrame cerebral y más del 77% de estos casos son un primer ataque. En un nuevo...


Feb 08, 2011, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports Health: lo que los doctores quieren que sus pacientes sepan

Los doctores revelan lo que los pacientes pueden hacer para obtener mejor atención médica en un nuevo informe acerca de la navegación de la compleja...


Jan 19, 2011, 09:00 ET Consumer Reports Health News

Welcome to Consumer Reports Health News for health and medical journalists. Consumer Reports, Consumer Reports on Health, and...


Sep 16, 2010, 05:54 ET Consumer Reports Health Helps Consumers Prepare for Rollout of Consumer Protections Under Health Reform

To help consumers prepare for the September 23rd rollout of the first major marketplace reforms under the new health reform law, Consumer Reports...


Sep 07, 2010, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports Health Ratings Center Announces First Doctor Ratings; Identifies 50 Top Rated Heart-Bypass Surgical Groups in U.S. Based on Collaboration With The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

The Consumer Reports Health Ratings Center today unveiled its first doctor ratings based on a new collaboration with The Society of Thoracic Surgeons ...


Jun 16, 2010, 10:00 ET Consumer Reports Health News

Welcome to Consumer Reports Health News for health and medical journalists. Consumer Reports, Consumer Reports on Health, and...


May 25, 2010, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports Health: Four Sunscreen Sprays Outshine the Rest; Plus, Best Ways to Keep the Bugs at Bay

Memo to beach bums: get ready to pump it and spray it, and don't apply it in the wind. New tests of sunscreens by Consumer Reports Health reveal that ...


May 14, 2010, 10:35 ET Consumer Reports Health News -- May 2010 Issue

The following is being released by Consumer Reports Health: SUGAR 101: HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH? Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Gatorade, and other drinks now come in ...