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Monday, December 14, 2009

If you don't have the time to read Nena Baker's book about the toxic chemicals we're exposed to every day (though we recommend it), here's your chance to get the skinny from the author in less than 15 minutes.

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Monday, December 7, 2009

Last week we told you about the 232 toxic chemicals we found in umbilical cord blood. This week we tell you how to reduce your exposures to toxic chemicals to keep them out of your womb.

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Friday, November 27, 2009

Jesse Johnson, CEO and co-founder of Q-Collection and Q-Collection Junior posted an interview with EWG president and co-founder Ken Cook on his experiences creating a green, non-toxic nursery for his son, Cal.

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Monday, November 16, 2009

Watch Ken Cook, Environmental Working Group, share shocking information about how babies are born pre-polluted with as many as 300 industrial chemicals in their bodies.

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Monday, November 16, 2009

Watch Ken Cook, Environmental Working Group, share shocking information about how babies are born pre-polluted with as many as 300 industrial chemicals in their bodies.

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Monday, November 16, 2009

Watch Ken Cook, Environmental Working Group, share shocking information about how babies are born pre-polluted with as many as 300 industrial chemicals in their bodies.

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Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Ordinary school cleaning supplies can expose children to multiple chemicals linked to asthma, cancer, and other documented health problems and to hundreds of other air contaminants that have never been tested for safety, a study by the Environmental Working Group shows. Laboratory tests done for EWG found that a typical assortment of cleaning products released 457 distinct chemicals into the air.

 

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Monday, October 26, 2009

With one case of kid flu and another serious case of coughing and sneezing in the house this week, our family is hand washing like never before. Parents included.

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Monday, October 26, 2009

 

EWG’s Olga Naidenko testifies before the New York City Counsel Committee on Environmental Protection in support of a proposed law to require testing for pharmaceuticals and personal care product chemicals in New York City drinking water.

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Thursday, October 22, 2009
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Sunday, October 18, 2009

EWG's scientists and public health researchers put our heads together and created a list of the most important steps you can take at home to promote your family's environmental health.

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Friday, September 18, 2009

With first compliance deadline in WTO cotton decision looming, Brazil explores a novel trade retaliation: suspension of intellectual property rights for U.S. products.

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Tuesday, September 1, 2009

EWG’s 2009 Report on cell phone radiation summarizes the state of the science on cell phone radiation and raises concerns about long-term health impacts. Recommendations to reduce exposures for consumers included using a headset or putting the phone into speaker mode.

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Friday, August 28, 2009

Olga Naidenko, a Senior Scientist at EWG, informs us on the dangers of using non-stick pans, like Teflon, when cooking in your kitchen. Teflon pans produce toxic fumes which can create allergies and flu like symptom for users.

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Friday, August 21, 2009

EWG Senior Scientist and lead author of EWG's Cell Phone Radiation report, Olga Naidenko, Ph.D., testified at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Health.

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Thursday, July 30, 2009

Jessica Webb of Healthy Child, Healthy World blogs about an important bill to change to California fire safety standards for baby products, and the chemical industry's efforts to uncut these improvements.

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Thursday, May 28, 2009

EWG is working hard to pass laws that limit or ban the dangerous chemical BPA. But until they pass, we think you should have the latest info on sources of exposure and our tips to avoid them on your own. Because before the personal becomes political it's, well, still personal.

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Thursday, March 19, 2009

New report finds that common kid's bath products like shampoo and bubble bath have toxic chemicals formaldehyde and 1,4-dioxane.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Every time a report is released that reveals toxics in our consumer products, it's only natural to wonder what you can buy once you've learned what you can't.

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Thursday, March 12, 2009

Children’s bath products are often marketed as safe and gentle. However, laboratory tests commissioned by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics found these products are commonly contaminated with formaldehyde or 1,4-dioxane – and, in many cases, both. These two chemicals, linked to cancer and skin allergies, are anything but safe and gentle and are completely unregulated in children’s bath products.

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