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The truth about Formosan termites and mulch An e-mail warns not to buy lawn mulch from Home Depot or Lowe's home improvement stores because it's made from termite-infested wood from New Orleans's Hurricane Katrina disaster. Consumer Reports gets to the truth of the matter.
Consumer Reports | May 20, 2017 12:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why teens fall asleep in class Consumer Reports says a new study finds one in four high school students are falling asleep in class at least once a week. Click here to find out why teens are so tired and for tips to help kids combat classroom sleepiness.
Consumer Reports | May 20, 2017 12:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Consumer Reports at the New York Auto Show Plenty of new cars, trucks, SUVs and concept vehicles will be on display at the New York International Auto Show. The car experts at Consumer Reports are already hard at work providing full coverage of important news and new models from the show.
Consumer Reports | May 20, 2017 12:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Safety group cuts car crash testing Consumer Reports says a well-known research organization has changed how it will rate some cars for crash safety. CR's experts report on how this change impacts the car industry and car-shoppers.
Consumer Reports | May 20, 2017 12:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Safety alert: Magnetic toys recalled The Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled millions of toy building sets after a small child died as a result of swallowing several powerful magnets. Find out which toys are affected and what to do about it.
Consumer Reports | May 20, 2017 12:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What's coming in cell phones Consumer Reports' experts attend the latest Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Communications Association trade show to reveal unveil what new cell phones and mobile communication trends will be available later this year.
Consumer Reports | May 20, 2017 12:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Safety Alert: Beverage-like Floor Cleaners Consumer Reports warns of new household cleaners that look and smell like fruit drinks. And, they aren't sold in bottles with child-proof caps. CR experts offer safety tips to help prevent kids from drinking these all-purpose cleaners.
Consumer Reports | May 20, 2017 12:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Consumer Reports on depression medication and pregnancy Consumer Reports give you information on antidepressants and their effects on pregnancy. Find out what the latest studies say about the risks on the baby and the mother's health if taken during pregnancy.
Consumer Reports | May 20, 2017 12:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Plasma TVs recalled Philips Electronics has recalled over 11,000 plasma high definition television sets due to a faulty component that could cause electrical arcing, but no fires or damage has been reported. Find out which plasma TV models are affected and what to do.
Consumer Reports | May 20, 2017 12:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tell Consumer Reports about your PC problems You're having trouble with your home computer. So, you call tech support -- only to find further frustration rather than computer help. Sound familiar? Consumer Reports wants to hear about your experiences in trying to get technical help.
Consumer Reports | May 20, 2017 12:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend