Articles by Nicole Ferox

Five Tips To Protect Kids from Cellphone Radiation During Holiday Travel

If you're traveling this holiday season, chances are your kid will have a device in their lap for at least part of the trip. Don't feel bad. We get it. Traveling with kids requires backup.

EWG’s Top Three Bug Repellent Recommendations for Kids

It's that time of year: Mosquitoes and ticks are out in full force, and so are all the latest bug repellent products claiming to keep them at bay. So what bug repellent ingredients do EWG scientists...

Five Tips To Protect Kids from Cellphone Radiation During Holiday Travel

If you're traveling this holiday season, chances are your kid will have a device in his or her lap for at least part of the trip. Don't feel bad. We get it. Traveling with kids is harder than lifting...

Five Healthy Meats for Your Holiday Table (Plus Two To Avoid)

We know you want to choose the most humane, good-for-you, good-for-the-environment foods for your family holidays.

10 Healthy-ish Halloween Treats That Won’t Make Your Kids Roll Their Eyes. (Much.)

Parents are trapped in the Halloween guilt vortex: going full-scale green mom, handing out whole walnuts or pennies or dental floss to avoid loading kids with sugar and additives but thereby making...

Ask EWG: What’s the Best Bug Spray to Buy for My Kids?

Bug spray is easily one of the most confusing products to buy for your kids. There are a lot of ingredients to choose from and a lot of misinformation. Will they work? Are they safe? Knowing which one...

Ask EWG: Is There a Safer Way to Make Slime?

If you have a child between the ages of 6 and 12, chances are you've been subjected to the homespun chemistry experiment that is slime: a combination of ordinary school glue, baking soda and borax – a...

Ask EWG: How to Choose the Best Sunscreen for Your Kids

We get it. Like so many things in parenting, choosing a sunscreen for kids has become ridiculously confusing and anxiety provoking. You don't want your kids to get sunburned, or have other skin damage...

How to Prevent Dangerous Salmonella Infections in Children

Antibiotic resistant salmonella “superbugs” in poultry are creating a public health crisis for children as strains become resistant to amoxicillin

Ask EWG: What’s the Difference Between Natural and Organic Hot Dogs?

Environmental Working Group explains the difference between natural and organic hot dogs.

Five Couches Without Fire Retardants You Can Buy Right Now

Do you know that your couch may be toxic to you and your kids? A weak federal chemical safety law and poorly designed state fire safety standards fail to protect Americans from thousands of dangerous...

Coming soon: EWG's Skin Deep mobile app

You asked for it, and we're building it: a mobile shopping app for EWG's Skin Deep Cosmetics Database.