Some 250,000 children a year get a CT scan after a head injury. Often it’s parents who are pushing for the test. But CT scans deliver high doses of radiation and Consumer Reports says in many cases they’re not necessary.
We spend a small fortune on cold medicines. But many of the treatments aren’t worth taking and can have side effects. Consumer Reports tells you what not to do as well as the best what's best to treat that cold.
2015 has barely started, but what’s happened to all those New Year’s resolutions? Consumer Reports' exercise equipment testers offer creative routines to keep your treadmill and elliptical from gathering dust.
Calcium and protein claims make string cheese, yogurt and other dairy products look so good for you. But if you’re still trying to work off your holiday bulge and cut back on sodium, Consume Reports says beware of the dairy case.