CR Digital Archive

June 2019

Cover Story

Real Pain Relief, Now!
As awareness of opioid dangers grows, CR explores the latest research on supplements, exercise, sleep, and more

'All in Your Head'? Getting Care for Untreated Pain.
Studies show that many doctors dismiss pain symptoms based on patients’ race, gender, and age

Special Report

The Hidden Risks of Used Cars
CR Investigates: Dealers are selling used cars with open recalls to unsuspecting consumers. Here’s how to protect yourself.

Special Section

Choose an Infotainment System You’ll Love
CR explains the most important features to look for and the benefits of smartphone-based systems
4 Ways to Spend Less on a Hearing Aid
CR shares advice from audiologists and other experts about why it’s critical not to delay proper diagnosis and treatment

Car Infotainment Systems That Free You From Your Phone
CR's 'hands off phone' score shows the systems that let you make calls, use GPS, and do other tasks without touching your phone
4 Ways to Spend Less on a Hearing Aid
Savvy shopping can help you cut the cost of better hearing
Getting Hearing Aids Without a Prescription
In the future, consumers will be able to get certain hearing devices over the counter
Hearing Problems? The Right Headphones and Phone and TV Settings Might Help
These tips will work even if you don't use hearing aids


Are Any Toothpaste Ingredients Dangerous to Your Health?
Triclosan isn't in toothpaste anymore, but there are other ingredients you need to be aware of
Can Your Utility's Demand Response Program Help You Save Money?
During a heat wave, such a program can provide relief to the grid—and your wallet


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
From Our President: Set a Course for Safer Driving
Consumer Reports helps smart car shoppers navigate the increasingly complex world of in-car technology

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