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Can You Trust Health Info You Read Online

WEBKevin Loria is a senior reporter covering health and science at Consumer Reports. He has been with CR since 2018, covering environmental health, food safety, …

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7 Foods With Surprising Health Benefits

WEBSourdough bread, grapes, and popcorn are just a few of the foods that have lesser-known health benefits. When it comes to healthy eating, you have the basics …

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Pros and Cons of Concierge Medical Care

WEBThree-quarters of those with employer insurance have copays (out-of-pocket fees per office visit) for primary care that average $25, and one-quarter have …

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The Truth About Taking Vitamins

WEBIn a summer 2022 nationally representative Consumer Reports survey (PDF) of 3,070 U.S. adults, about half of people said they take multivitamins and 42 percent …

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Your Guide to Stronger Bones

WEBMen older than 50 need 56 grams a day; women older than 50, 46 grams. (Three ounces of chicken without skin has about 22.8 grams.) If you’re a vegetarian, …

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Consumer Reports: As Earth Day arrives, the lifetime cost …

WEB– New report conducted by ICF adds up the impact on consumer costs for housing, health, food, transportation, income . WASHINGTON, D.C. – With Earth Day …

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Secrets to Finding Great Doctors

WEBA poll of more than 600 medical groups, released last year by the Medical Group Management Association, found that 40 percent reported they had a doctor leave …

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9 Ways to Save Money On Your Healthcare Costs

WEBDon't let the high cost of medical care hurt your health. Here are nine ways to save money and stay healthy. 1. Shop Your Doctors and Treatments. Because …

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Health Insurance News & Advice

WEBHealth Insurance News & Advice. From surprise medical bills to the intricacies of Medicare Part D, CR untangles and helps navigate the complexities you …

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Keep Your Kidneys Working Well

WEBThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says to aim for 150 minutes of moderate intensity exercise each week (think brisk walking) or about 30 minutes most …

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How to Find a Good Doctor

WEBVitals.com. Find doctors by specialty, condition, insurance, name, and more. You'll get the lowdown on a doctor's awards, expertise, hospital affiliations, and …

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11 Ways to Eat Healthier This Spring

WEBA savory breakfast gives you an opportunity to weave in a serving of vegetables, which will help you meet your daily healthy quota of 2 to 3 cups. Try a …

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These Supplements Are Popular. Do They Actually Work

WEBWolber is one of the millions of people who regularly take vitamins, minerals, and other supplements. Sixty percent of us, in fact, take them daily, according to a …

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The Health Benefits of Garlic

WEBAncient civilizations used garlic to treat asthma, digestive disorders, heart disease, infections, respiratory disorders, tumors, and even intestinal worms. Today, …

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The Truth About Protein Drinks

WEBAds depict regular people who look healthy and vibrant, presumably thanks to the protein drinks they’re sipping. It’s wise, of course, to make sure you’re getting …

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How Plastic Can Harm Your Health

WEBIn the areas near plastic production facilities, researchers have documented increased risk for leukemia and lymphoma, lung cancer, asthma, stroke, premature birth, …

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Is Vinegar Good for You

WEBHowever, with a pH between 2.4 and 3.3, vinegar is acidic enough to erode tooth enamel, inflame the esophagus and stomach, and trigger nausea and acid reflux. …

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Best Home Blood Pressure Monitors of 2024

WEBOmron Platinum BP5450 (Amazon) Omron Silver BP5250 (Amazon) Omron Evolv BP7000. A&D Medical UA767F. Research suggests that self-monitoring can even …

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How to Choose a Medical Alert System

WEBBay Alarm Medical. Photo: Bay Alarm. Monthly cost for in-home landline service: $20. Monthly cost for in-home cellular service: $30. Monthly cost for mobile …

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Produce Without Pesticides

WEBSome of our favorite fruits and vegetables carry unhealthy levels of chemicals. CR's exclusive ratings reveal how to get the benefits from these foods while minimizing …

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Protect Yourself From Healthcare Rip-Offs

WEBIn fact, scams like this cost the system about $52 billion in 2017, driving up prices for everyone. The caller might also steal your medical identity, using the info you …

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How a Tick Bite Can Give You a Red Meat Allergy

WEBAnywhere from 96,000 to as many as 450,000 people in the U.S. may have developed an allergy to red meat following the bite of a tick, according to 2023 data …

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Tips to Get the Best Tax Deduction on Donated Items

WEBIf you claim a tax deduction for a noncash contribution worth less than $250, the written acknowledgment from the charity should include its name, the date and …

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