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Most ground turkey products contaminated with fecal bacteria, new study finds
Nearly seventy percent of ground turkey samples tested by Consumer Reports researchers contained enterococcus, harmful bacteria harbored by fecal matter, and 60 percent of the samples also contained Escherichia coli (E. coli), another pathogen associated with the fecal contamination.
Consumer Reports: Avoid brand name, generic versions of diabetes drug Actos
Consumer Reports, the American consumer products reviewer, is telling its readers to avoid both the brand-name and the new generic versions of the type 2 diabetes drug Actos. “Our medical advisors say that people with diabetes should use pioglitazone, generic or
Consumer Reports uncovers hidden risks of “natural” supplements
More than half of all Americans take vitamins and supplements, but these “natural” remedies may not be all natural, and in some cases they could be doing more harm than good, says a new report published in the September issue
Actos patients should seek safer alternatives
“The tests show you have type 2 diabetes.” Hearing those words from the doctor comes as a shock for thousands of Americans diagnosed with the disorder every year. As the once-rare disease grows in frequency, so do the number of
Toning shoes blamed for foot, leg, hip injuries
Consumer Reports is warning women that pricey toning shoes that promise to get you in shape just by walking in them may actually be causing painful injuries. These shoes generated more than a billion dollars in revenue last year alone
Consumer Reports’ 12 most dangerous supplements explained
Americans take dietary supplements to help them lose weight, be more aware, and for general well being, but according to a recent Consumer Reports story, those “healthy pills” may be making them sick. The consumer magazine identified 12 ingredients in
Toyota suspends Lexus HS250h sales after NHTSA finds gas leak
Toyota has suspended U.S. sales of its new hybrid Lexus car after federal regulators found vehicles spilled too much fuel in crash tests, posing a serious fire risk.