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Tech Issues Hurt Auto Reliability Scores

Lexus finishes tops in Consumer Reports reliability study, followed closely by Toyota. Buick is top domestic brand.

10/29/2014

makeup chemicals

Study: Common Cosmetics Contain Harmful Chemicals

Make up is a daily routine for almost every woman in some way, but a new report out Tuesday says some popular makeup and products could contain harmful chemicals.

07/15/2014

A side-by-side comparison of a Quarter-Pounder bought a store, compared with one cooked up in a photo studio. (Credit: McDonalds/YouTube)

McDonald’s Burgers Not A Fan Favorite In Consumer Reports Survey

A new customer satisfaction survey is likely leaving a bad taste among executives at Oak Brook-based McDonald’s this morning.

07/03/2014

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Spray Sunscreens: More Concerns Raised About Health Risk

Spray sunscreens are hugely popular and convenient, especially for parents applying it on impatient kids, but several groups are warning that they may pose a health risk and should be used with caution.

06/24/2014

2013 Tesla Model S (Photo credit: Tesla Motors)

Consumer Reports Names Tesla Model S Its Top Pick

The Tesla Model S electric sedan is Consumer Reports’ top pick in this year’s automotive rankings.

02/28/2014

Melissa Kamhout switched her babies to sweet potatoes for lunch on Wednesday after learning about potential high levels of arsenic in rice cereal. (CBS)

High Levels Of Arsenic Found In Rice: Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports released a study on Wednesday that found many brands of rice contain high levels of arsenic. That news came as a shock to parents, CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.

09/19/2012

McDonald's

McDonald’s Fares Poorly In New Fast Food Survey

Oak Brook-based McDonald’s may have more locations, but customers are not thrilled with their offerings, according to a new survey.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2011

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61,000 Bottles Of Tylenol Recalled Due To Musty Smell

Johnson and Johnson has recalled 61,000 bottles of extra-strength Tylenol caplets form 2009 because of a musty smell.

WBBM Newsradio–06/30/2011

Overweight

Jenny Craig Tops Consumer Reports’ Diet Rankings

With all the diet plans out there, which work the best? Consumer Reports says it’s Jenny Craig.

WBBM Newsradio–05/10/2011

Pyrex Bakeware

New Warning About Problems With Glass Bakeware

Consumer Reports has issued a serious warning about a problem with some of the top brands of glass bakeware that CBS 2’s Pam Zekman first reported nearly three years ago.

CBS 2–12/07/2010