Popcorn: When a good snack goes bad

Sales of ready-to-eat popcorn have skyrocketed, according to market research from Mintel, in part because it is perceived as being a healthy…

Uncomfortable Family Money Talks

Attitudes about money and spending habits run deep. We learn early in life to be spenders or savers, so when there’s a tricky financial deci…

How to stop snoring

Consumer Reports has some important advice on how to stop snoring, and on when it might be time to visit a doctor.

The real risks of radon

So you’re in the market to buy a house and you think you’ve found the one. Then you order an inspection and find out the radon levels in the…

Can you trust online doctor reviews?

With all the uncertainty surrounding health insurance these days, you may well find yourself looking for a new doctor. But how to choose? Ne…

Best mower for your lawn

Lawnmower testers at Consumer Reports have a tough job. They leave the cold, New York winter to brave the six-acre test site in warm, sunny …

What to know about listeria outbreaks

A nationwide recall is currently underway for all raw-milk cheeses produced by Vulto Creamery due to possible contamination with listeria. S…

Shocking Cost of Air Ambulances

Insurance companies say air ambulances charge such huge bills, they’re only willing to pay a fraction of the cost, and that means you as the…

Samsung Galaxy S8 First Look

Consumer Reports is testing eight of Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones. It’s the company’s first significant phone launch since th…

Latest Research on Heart Drugs

Experts agree that high blood pressure and high cholesterol increase your risk of having a heart attack. What they don’t agree on is who sho…

Car Insurance Investigation

Car insurance premiums should be color-blind, but a new investigation by Consumer Reports and ProPublica reveals drivers in some minority ar…

Spring clean your bedroom

When it comes to spring cleaning, don’t forget about your bedding. You spend a third of your life in bed, so why not make it a healthy haven…

Streaming Live TV

Tired of paying a lot for TV but not ready to cut the cord entirely? Some cable companies now offer skinny TV packages, but another option i…

Dash cameras for your car

Gadget hounds have a new toy to add to their list: dash cams. Once used only by police, they are making their way into cars of consumers.

Spring clean your medicine cabinet

Your medicine cabinet can become a dumping ground for old drugs. Consumer Reports says the risks for accidental poisoning for kids increase …

Eat healthy for less

When you grocery shop and pick between two items, do you assume the more expensive one is the healthier choice? According to a new study in …

Last-minute online tax prep

Dragging your feet on filing your taxes this year? Filing might be as easy as going online or using an app on your phone.

Is your kid’s slime safe?

The latest online kids’ craze is slime. The do-it-yourself project has reportedly caused some glue shortages in stores, but Consumer Reports…