CR Digital Archive

September 2018

Special Report

Where We Stand: A Patient's Financial Bill of Rights
Where We Stand: A Patient's Financial Bill of Rights
Doctor, hospital, and insurance bills are riddled with incorrect charges and surprise fees. Here's how to protect your finances.
6 Ways to Fix Mistakes on Your Medical Bills
Here's how to clear up inaccurate charges and get the reimbursement you're owed
How to Get Help With Your Medical Bills
Knowing what resources are available can help you resolve medical billing problems before they damage your finances

Lab Tests

How to Choose the Right Size Generator
CR's experts help you find the best model for backup power when the lights go out

Road Report

2018 Tesla Model 3 Review
Fully electric but not fully baked
2018 Lexus LS 500 Review
A misfire for a former leader
2018 Hyundai Kona Review
Light on its feet but loud
2018 Nissan Leaf Review
A low-energy effort

CR Health

10 Super-Healthy Summer Fruits and Vegetables
Give your taste buds a treat with these power foods
What to Drink When You're Dehydrated
And pitfalls to avoid when replenishing fluids this summer


From Our President: Health Advice You Can Savor
Consumer Reports offers consumers expert advice to making smarter, healthier choices in food and nutrition
Building a Better World, Together
Join with us to make a safer, fairer, healthier marketplace
Selling It
Goofs, glitches, and gotchas spotted by our readers

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