CR Digital Archive

December 2014

Cover Story

Best mobile gear
Find the right headphones, smart phone, and smart watch


How to Find a Good Hospice Program
6 features to look for


Family sedans review
Four models we like—and two that are just ‘eh’

Up Front

Time Warner Cable's $4.99 Epix On Demand offer isn't what it seems
Avoid the annoying surprises of cable TV's on-demand video options

CR Health

Benefits of drinking coffee and wine
In moderation, they might offer some benefits but not when consumed in vast quantities


Viewpoint: Improving the marketplace for consumers
This page highlights efforts by Consumers Union and others to improve the marketplace

The December 2014 issue of Consumer Reports provides the latest ratings and reviews plus rigorous reporting on issues that impact consumers. Consumer Reports is one of the most trusted sources for information and advice on consumer products and services, with more than 7 million paying members.
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