Consumer Reports Magazine

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May 2020

Cover Story

Not All Fast-Food Calories Are Created Equal
What to think about when you see those calorie counts on menus
Fast Food Gets a Makeover
Our ratings of 17 restaurant chains can help you eat healthier, especially if you're ordering in more now

Special Report

Alternatives to Traditional Medical Care
More Americans are accessing on-demand house calls, virtual doctor visits, workplace clinics, and more. Which is best for you?

Why Older Adults Need Special Medical Care
How geriatricians can help and what to do if you can't find one


Mold in Your Washing Machine: The Mystery & the Menace
CR investigates why some front-loaders become a breeding ground for mold and whether the industry can find a solution

Lab Tests

What's New in Vinyl Siding and Alternative Home Siding
Our tests reveal brands offering great protection at the best price

Vinyl Siding and the Environment
The health risk to consumers and the environment is generally low, except under extreme conditions


Quiz: What Kind of Driver Are You?
Take Consumer Reports' quiz to find out which cars match your personality


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: Taking Care in a Time of Crisis
CR offers its best, scientifically rigorous guidance to help you through the COVID-19 emergency

The May 2020 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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