Tech Issues Hurt Auto Reliability ScoresLexus finishes tops in Consumer Reports reliability study, followed closely by Toyota. Buick is top domestic brand.
Consumer Reports Names Tesla Model S Its Top PickThe Tesla Model S electric sedan is Consumer Reports' top pick in this year's automotive rankings.
Shock Study: Some Soft Drinks Contain Cancer-Causing ChemicalThe issue is with the caramel coloring in many soft drinks. It is what gives them their brown color. Some contain a possible human carcinogen.
Dr. Max Gomez: Take The Proper Precautions When Preparing ChickenFor years Americans have been told to eat less red meat and more chicken because it is lower in saturated fat and cholesterol. However, chicken is also higher in bacterial contamination, according to Consumer Reports.
Rep. Maloney Calls For Crackdown On Excessive Overdraft FeesSome elected officials and consumer advocates want to put banks in check when it comes to excessive overdraft fees.
The 5 Best Grills For Memorial Day Barbecues & Summer CookoutsYour cookout is only as good as your grill -- so we reached out to the folks at Shop Smart magazine to show us the best grills and gadgets, according to Consumer Reports. Mandy Walker, deputy editor of Shop Smart, joined us to talk about her favorites.
Report: Some Dietary Supplements Make Illegal Health ClaimsInspectors for the Department of Health and Human Services analyzed a sample of products, looking specifically at supplements for immune support or weight loss.
New Survey Has Encouraging News About Teens And Distracted DrivingConsumer Reports surveyed 20,000 drivers under 21-years old and 29 percent admitted to driving and texting, but they said they're less likely to do it if someone else is in the car.
WCBS 880 Presents ‘Living Green’ Episode 5: Driving Green"We don't have to give up the things that made us fall in with cars in the first place in order to be environmentally responsible," Russell Datz of Fisker Automotive told WCBS 880's Wayne Cabot.
Consumer Reports Readers Rate Wegmans The Best Supermarket In The NationAccording to the survey, a third of all shoppers across the nation changed supermarkets in the past year for a number of reasons including price, poor selection, long lines and rudeness.
New Yorkers Question Consumer Reports Top Bagel PicksThe magazine favors Lender’s Original bagels sold from supermarket freezers, and also rated those sold at Costco and Dunkin Donuts as ”very good.”
Jacobi Medical Center In The Bronx Named Worst Hospital In The CountryAccording to Consumer Reports, 30 of the over 50 lowest-rated hospitals in the country are in the New York City metropolitan area.