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Consumer Reports Magazine | May

Published: May 2014
May 2014

Cover story

How to save money on triple-play cable services Navigate the changing world of TV, Internet, and home phone service—and save money doing it

Features

How to be a smarter supermarket shopper Learn how to get more from your store. Plus, Ratings of 55 grocers nationwide.
How to fix the 5 most common lawn problems Make your lawn the envy of the block with Consumer Reports' expert advice
How to get your homeowners insurance claim paid Find out which insurance company to choose
Survive your hospital stay Medical errors are linked to 440,000 deaths each year. Our new Ratings can help you find a safe hospital.

Cars

Best exterior car trim cleaners Spruce up your trim and brighten up your bumpers
Jeep Cherokee review Despite some strengths, the Cherokee misses the basics
Latest news from the Consumer Reports track A sneak peek at some noteworthy vehicles we’re now testing
Mazda3 review A small car that's fun, fuel-efficient and affordable

Up Front

Are brown eggs tastier and more nutritious than white eggs? Cracking the code of America's favorite breakfast food
Touch-up hair color review Some products cover gray roots better than others

CR Health

Cymbalta and Celebrex among blockbuster drugs going generic Find out when prices will drop and how you can save

CR Money

A user’s guide to user reviews How to avoid the hype and get the most from Yelp, the Better Business Bureau, and other online review sites

Departments

From our president: It’s in the cards
Selling It Goofs, glitches, and gotchas spotted by our readers
Viewpoint This page highlights efforts of Consumers Union to improve the marketplace

The May 2014 issue of Consumer Reports provides recommendations, expert buying advice, and Ratings on hundreds of consumer products. Consumer Reports is one of the most trusted sources for information and advice on consumer products and services, with more than 7 million print and online subscribers. It conducts the most comprehensive testing programs of any U.S. publication or website, and the company's experts have decades of experience in testing and reporting.

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