Consumer Reports Magazine

November 2018
November 2018

Cover Story

The Research Behind CR's Alternative Medicine Guide
We talked to experts and consulted studies, research reviews, and official guidelines. Here's a look behind the curtain.
Which Natural Treatments Work for Pain, Stress, and Insomnia?
Sometimes the best medicine cannot be found in the drugstore

Guide to Natural Cures
Which provide real relief—and which are risky, harmful, or a waste of money?

Special Section

10 Tips to Get Your House Ready for Winter
Save money and live comfortably even as temperatures plunge

The Best Snow Shovels
One is a must-have and three are best suited for specific tasks
How to Use a Snow Blower
Choose one of two paths to snow-clearing success


Get the Most TV for Your Money
Fall is prime time for TV shopping, with some prices cut up to 50 percent. But it takes smarts to get a great deal.

Product Updates

Best Performance Tires From Consumer Reports' Tests
CR's comprehensive ratings for ultra-high-performance tires help you make the best choice for your situation

Tire Tips to Keep You on the Road
Simple monthly tire checks


From Our President: CR on Your TV!
CR's new show, ‘Consumer 101,’ will bring our trusted experts into your home
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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