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Mall snacks: A lighter wallet, a heavier you

Mall snacks: A lighter wallet, a heavier you

A day at the mall could leave your wallet lighter but the rest of you heavier, says Consumer Reports.

CAN GOOD BACTERIA FIGHT A GROWING MEDICAL THREAT?

CAN GOOD BACTERIA FIGHT A GROWING MEDICAL THREAT?

A serious infection that has been on the rise in hospital patients is now being increasingly reported among people who work or spend time in health care settings, such as a doctor’s office or clinic, Consumer Reports On Health warns.

The truth about Angie’s List, Yelp and other online ratings

The truth about Angie’s List, Yelp and other online ratings

Need to find a good plumber, hairdresser or auto mechanic?

High-fiber cereals can satisfy your taste buds

High-fiber cereals can satisfy your taste buds

Fiber-rich cereals have made progress on the road to tastiness.

Get more from your supermarket

If you’re heading to your local supermarket without first checking out the store’s website, you’re probably missing out on some great savings and other goodies. Most supermarket websites have coupons, notes ShopSmart, the shopping magazine from the publisher of Consumer Reports. Many also have apps you can download; the ones listed below are free.

Understanding tricky food labels

Understanding tricky food labels

The package says “heart healthy,” “reduces cholesterol” or “maintains digestive health.”

Save big on eyewear

Save big on eyewear

If you’re like many of Consumer Reports’ readers, you’re buying prescription glasses from your eye doctor’s office or an independent shop, and you’re happy with the results.

Save big on your next trip

Consumer Reports Money Adviser recently compiled some expert-tested travel tips for when time and money are tight:

How to make great choices in technical gadgets

How to make great choices in technical gadgets

Think you and your family are major multigadgeters now?

Don’t get burned

Don’t get burned

Yeah, sunburns happen! Maybe you forgot to reapply sunscreen at the beach or you stayed longer than you’d planned.