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|How to Remove Mattress Stains
If only you could throw a mattress in the washer. Since that’s not an option, we found out the best ways to get rid of stains by consulting the American Cleaning Institute and experts at Procter ...
POSTED JULY 11, 2020 10:00 AM
|People Avoided Hospitals During the Pandemic
For weeks, Charley Bednarsh, 72, put off seeking care for persistent back pain and shortness of breath even when she could hardly stay standing. Living in Manhattan, cheering for healthcare worke...
POSTED JULY 10, 2020 8:58 PM
|Dodge and Chrysler Recall to Fix Airbag Covers
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is recalling almost 1 million vehicles because pieces of the driver’s-side airbag cover could act as dangerous projectiles during a crash. The automaker says that ...
POSTED JULY 10, 2020 8:10 PM
|Best Low-Cost Cell Phone Plans
The pricing practices of the Big Four cell phone carriers can be so convoluted at times that you almost need an advanced degree in math to decipher them. Plan costs vary widely depending on the n...
POSTED JULY 10, 2020 6:22 PM
|TV Antenna Reviews | Indoor TV Antennas
When you shop through retailer links on our site, we may earn affiliate commissions. 100% of the fees we collect are used to support our nonprofit mission. Learn more. TV antennas might seem li...
POSTED JULY 10, 2020 10:00 AM
|Class Action to Bar Water Shutoffs in Detroit
This story was produced by the Guardian US and co-published by Consumer Reports as part of our collective ongoing investigation into America’s Water Crisis. A coalition of civil rights groups ha...
POSTED JULY 10, 2020 12:50 AM
|How to Spot Skin Cancer
Fifty-two percent of Americans say they never go to a doctor to have their skin checked, according to a Consumer Reports’ nationally representative survey of 2,007 American adults. That suggests ...
POSTED JULY 09, 2020 9:19 PM
|The Ford Bronco Through the Years
Back in the mid-1960s, Ford needed another blockbuster hit following the success of the wildly popular Mustang. Ford’s research showed that many people were buying surplus World War II jeeps, but...
POSTED JULY 09, 2020 8:44 PM
|Taking Steps to Protect Against COVID-19
As many states across the U.S. were lifting lockdowns in June and everything from bars to beaches were reopening, Consumer Reports’ American Experiences survey team once again interviewed a natio...
POSTED JULY 09, 2020 8:18 PM
|Your Smart Speaker Is Listening When It Shouldn't
Do you ever worry that the microphone in your smart speaker is listening to the conversation in your home when it's not supposed to? Well, you're right to be concerned, according to a study relea...
POSTED JULY 09, 2020 6:25 PM