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Anesthesiologist Rondall Lane walks the halls at the UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center in San Francisco.

How to shop for a hospital

Jan 28, 2015
You could turn to a hospital-rating company or mine these resources to make a decision.
Posted In: hospitals, ratings, consumer reports
Amy Keating, a senior product tester at Consumer Reports, prepares to conduct a taste test.

How do store brands stack up against name brands?

Dec 10, 2014
Store brands can be just as good as name brands. But there are some trade-offs.
Posted In: store brand, name brand, ketchup, heinz, consumer reports
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Americans appear ready to go shopping again

Sep 25, 2014
A new survey says Americans will increase their purchases of big-ticket items.
Posted In: consumer reports, recession, big-ticket purchases

Chevy Impala: The great American car?

Jul 26, 2013
Move aside Lexus, and make way for the first American car to top "Consumer Reports" list in decades.
Posted In: Ford, Chevy, muscle cars, consumer reports

More hype than science behind some cancer screenings

Jan 30, 2013
A new report from Consumer Reports finds some cancer screenings are over-sold to the public.
Posted In: cancer tests, consumer reports, Agus

Final note: Bad Karma at Fisker Automotive

Sep 26, 2012
The new Karma luxury hybrid is smarting from a series of bruising reviews over at Consumer Reports.
Posted In: hybrid cars, consumer reports

The best and worst of fast food

Sep 3, 2010
This final note today, we're going to do burgers in honor of the news about Burger King this week that it's been sold for $4 billion. Consumer...
Posted In: consumer reports, fast food, food and drink, rankings