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Consumer Tests reveal safest, most effective insect repellents Tests reveal safest, most effective insect repellents
Mosquitoes and ticks are a nuisance, but even worse, they can spread diseases like West Nile and Lyme. And now some types of those insects are responsible for carrying new diseases - chikungunya and Powassan. Consumer Reports tested 15 sprays to find the safest, most effective repellents
Consumer Top gas grills Top gas grills (Video)
Consumer Reports has finished testing more than 100 grills. Some weren't so hot, but we did find plenty of good options --particularly among medium-sized grills, which are the most popular. They usually hold about two dozen burgers.
Consumer FTC launches new website for ID theft victims FTC launches new website for ID theft victims
The Federal Trade Commission just beef up it identity theft information and launched a new website to make it easier to know what to do when your personal information is compromised.
Consumer Takata air bag recall: Some affected consumers may not be notified Takata air bag recall: Some affected consumers may not be notified (Video)
This latest recall of cars with defective airbags renews the push for consumers to comfirm whether their vehicles have airbags that could explode, sending shrapnel flying flying through the car posing serious injury. The recall announcement Tuesday by the National Transportation Safety Administration, brings to number of vehicles affected to 34 million nationwide.
Consumer Bulging batteries in RCA tablets Bulging batteries in RCA tablets (Video)
If you have an RCA 7 inch tablet that was purchased last year- keep an eye on the internal lithium battery. There are reports of the battery suddenly puffing up like a pillow inside the case, putting children in harm's way.
Consumer Women aren't the only ones who get Osteoporosis Women aren't the only ones who get Osteoporosis
If I say osteoporosis, you'd probably say women, right?

But many men also can get brittle bones as they age. In fact, it's estimated that men have about a third of all hip fractures linked to osteoporosis.