The latest advice and insights from Consumer Reports, an independent, nonprofit member organization that tests products and services, rigorously reports on issues that impact consumers, and shapes policies to keep you safe.
The Consumer Reports Podcast is a series of news and investigative audio programs from the independent, nonprofit member organization Consumer Reports. Each episode will dive deep into important issues facing consumers, who CR works side by side with for truth, transparency, and fairness in the marketplace. Together we are creating a fairer, safer, and healthier world.
Monica Brady, Mommy to 3 year old Identical Twin Girls, and owner of Mommy Brain Reports will be bringing you product reviews live on the air! Check out some of the coolest things on the market today! Learn more about some of the bigger consumer issues! When possible, I'll be bringing product representatives live on the air to answer your questions! I'll also bring you a lot of great information about being a parent of twins, and parenting in general! Stay tuned! Join me LIVE via phone or ch ...
Hint: Citronella candles don’t work.
Yes. Here’s why.
Make your lawn inhospitable.
Advice for used car shoppers.
Choose something hardy that can handle the journey.
Keep out, dust mites!
Buying it this way can save you both time and money.
Time to get moving!
It's tough to prove that it's actually safe.
Good news for the spring.
Spread the wealth.
Make time to get rid of medications that have expired.
A CR nutritionist spills the beans.
Detox your mailbox.
Don't give your buyer access to any personal information.
Treat Mother Nature right, especially today.
Throwing shade does wonders.
Give your dish a chance to shine.
Yes, you can eat your cheese and have it too.
You can often ask the site to remove it.
Backup is key.
Give your soil exactly what it needs.
Easy ways to keep your bathroom sparkling.
Optimize your food shopping experience.
Turns out Mother Nature has a green thumb.
Can they prevent the common cold?
Your freezer is your friend.
And yes, pillows do need to be cleaned.
This email address will self-destruct in ten minutes.
Gear up for outdoor cooking
CR investigates why some front-loaders become a breeding ground for mold and whether the appliance industry can find a solution.
The popularity of CBD, or cannabidiol, has skyrocketed as people hope it'll solve a wide variety of ailments. But whether it actually will remains uncertain. Consumer Reports' Lisa Gill and Elliot Weiler discuss the compound's potential benefits, and potential problems, too.
Squeaks, hums, rattles, beeps, chirps, chimes, whines, thumps, bangs—all sorts of noises come from the devices and machines in our homes, and they are more than merely annoying. Hear how Consumer Reports testers work to find the quietest products for you, and how one engineer works with companies to fine tune product noises.…
The great road trip is a seminal part of American life, whether it's with your family or people you just met. Hear three people tell their stories, along with expert advice from Consumer Reports that'll make your road trip even better.
The CR Podcast “A Hazard In Plain Sight” looks at the devastating issue of unstable furniture and its life-threatening danger to small children. CR releases its latest test results proving safer dressers are possible now. But is the furniture industry willing to adapt?Bởi Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports investigates the issue of “Exploding Sunroofs” in which sunroofs on cars of all makes and models explode with little or no warning, putting the driver at great risk. In this narrative audio documentary, a first from CR, hear from drivers whose sunroofs exploded as they drove along familiar roads in pristine conditions. Learn how th…
If you live in an area that has the potential for hurricanes, you won't want to miss this show. I'll be talking to Kerry Sanders, NBC correspondent who's reported on many hurricanes, from Katrina to Hugo and more! We'll discuss what you need to do to get ready to weather the storms. What should you do before, during and after the storms? Should you…
Join me as I talk with Tracy Mooney, McAfee's Chief Cyber Security Mom about how parents can protect their children while they surf the "Wild Wild Web" this summer!Bởi Archive
June is Child Internet Safety Month, and I'm interviewing John Walsh to find out more! Children's Advocate John Walsh to Lead Teens in Discussion of Cyberbullying, Sexting and Other Cyber-Safety Risks at Cox’s Annual National Teen Summit on Internet Safety . Find out about Social Networking, Safety Conflicts, Cyberbullying, Sexting, and other thing…
Join me as I talk to Beth Greer, author of the book The Super Natural Home. We'll talk about all of the hidden dangers you just don't even think about in the house. From Dust Mites to Teflon.. How you can make your home safer for you and your family!Bởi Archive
Today, I'll be talking to actress Kathy Kinney who played Mimi Bobeck on the Drew Carey show. She's starting a new venture called Mrs. P. at http://www.mrsp.com. It's a wonderful, interactive site that is geared towards helping children love to read! She has a Magic Library full of scary books, crymabies, books about girls, books about boys and muc…
I've been on Twitter asking for anyone who'd like to talk about their products on my show, and the response was amazing. Today, I'd like to feature a mom owned business: Dittany Baby (http://www.dittanybaby.com).. and Breathe Again (http://www.breatheagain.us).. a product that's supposed to really help with those seasonal allergies.. something I ha…
So you've had your EA SPORTS Active for a week now. How do you feel? What do you think? It's a little early to notice any major changes, but do you notice any little ones??? If you don't have one, do you want one? I'll give you a little more information about my experience and talk about the next 30 Day Challenge that YOU Can participate in too! Ho…
Special guest Jenna McCarthy (@JennaWrites) is joining me today! It's just mom to mom chat about before motherhood, pregnancy and beyond. We'll talk about her latest book, and what she has in the works! Join us live via chat, or telephone! Call in and talk with us!Bởi Archive
Yes, Mother's Day was just the other day... but you know what? It's never too early to start looking for that special gift for the father of your child(ren). From geeky fun to practical. Join me in chat, or via phone! Would love to hear your ideas as well!~Bởi Archive
Join me and special Guest Lyss Stern, Author of the book "If You Give Mom a Martini" and creator of Divalysscious Moms. We'll be talking about some great Mother's Day Ideas to pamper your mom, or yourself! LYSS STERN is the mother of two young boys and the creator of Divalysscious Moms, New York City’s premier luxury lifestyle company for fabulous …