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Consumer Reports Magazine

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

Cars

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
Jeep Cherokee review
Despite some strengths, the Cherokee misses the basics
Best exterior car trim cleaners
Spruce up your trim and brighten up your bumpers

Up Front

Are brown eggs tastier and more nutritious than white eggs?
Cracking the code of America's favorite breakfast food
Touch-up root 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

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

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