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Quartz
Buying organic veggies at the supermarket is a waste of money - Quartz It has happened to all of us. You’re standing in the produce aisle
Buying organic veggies at the supermarket is a waste of money
Quartz / Posted 2 days ago
- Quartz It has happened to all of us. You’re standing in the produce aisle, just trying to buy some zucchini, when you face... Read more
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Daily Herald
Aurora knows it's 'not a retirement community'; city places 147th of 150 in WalletHub studyA financial advice site's list of the best places to retire shows Aurora might
Aurora knows it's 'not a retirement community'; city places 147th of 150 in WalletHub study
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
A financial advice site's list of the best places to retire shows Aurora might not be one of them. WalletHub ranked the 150 largest cities in America from best to worst for retirement based on roughly 25 factors in categories of affordability,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago ranked among worst cities for retireesYou might love Chicago now, but it's not the place you want to live out your go
Chicago ranked among worst cities for retirees
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
You might love Chicago now, but it's not the place you want to live out your golden years, according to a new study released Monday that ranks the Windy City among the worst in the nation for retirees. Chicago ranks 144 out of 150 cities examined by... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Watchdog: C8 ‘safe’ level too high for humans"There's no safe limit," said Dr. Paul Brooks, a Vienna resident whose company
Watchdog: C8 ‘safe’ level too high for humans
The Marietta Times / Posted 10 days ago
"There's no safe limit," said Dr. Paul Brooks, a Vienna resident whose company Brookmar conducted testing for the original C8 Health Project and who works with Keep Your Promises DuPont, affiliated with the nonprofit Action Network. "There's no such... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Group: C8 'safe' level is too high"There's no safe limit," said Dr. Paul Brooks, a Vienna resident whose company
Group: C8 'safe' level is too high
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
"There's no safe limit," said Dr. Paul Brooks, a Vienna resident whose company Brookmar conducted testing for the original C8 Health Project and who works with Keep Your Promises DuPont, affiliated with the nonprofit Action Network. "There's no such... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Anti-GMO labeling group airing television ads in KansasA coalition of agricultural groups is airing television ads in Kansas as part o
Anti-GMO labeling group airing television ads in Kansas
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
A coalition of agricultural groups is airing television ads in Kansas as part of an effort to bolster support for contentious legislation barring states from enacting mandatory GMO labeling laws. The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food began running... Read more
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FOX News
9 chemicals to avoid feeding your kidsYour children might love sandwiches, hot dogs, and the occasional sweet treat,
9 chemicals to avoid feeding your kids
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
Your children might love sandwiches, hot dogs, and the occasional sweet treat, but many of the foods they’re eating contain chemicals that can affect their health, development and behavior. What’s more, most of these chemicals have been banned in... Read more
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Bizjournals
Jessica Alba's Honest Co. raises a reported $100 millionBaby gear is big business. The Honest Co., Jessica Alba’s line of nontoxic and
Jessica Alba's Honest Co. raises a reported $100 million
Bizjournals / Posted 17 days ago
Baby gear is big business. The Honest Co., Jessica Alba’s line of nontoxic and eco-friendly diapers, bath and body products, and cleaning supplies has raised $100 million in funding, reported the Wall Street Journal. The new round values the company... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Local couple manufactures soaps and cleaners from nontoxic ingredientsIn a neighborhood tucked away behind Texas Woman’s University, Jason and Alex S
Local couple manufactures soaps and cleaners from nontoxic ingredients
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
In a neighborhood tucked away behind Texas Woman’s University, Jason and Alex Schreiber work out in their carport. Both wear gas masks and gloves as they break up chunks of white powder on the trays in front of them. No one says anything. No one... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Kellogg Announces Plans To Ditch Artificial IngredientsKellogg has plans to ditch artificial colors and flavors in its cereals and sna
Kellogg Announces Plans To Ditch Artificial Ingredients
The Huffington Post / Posted 25 days ago
Kellogg has plans to ditch artificial colors and flavors in its cereals and snack bars by the end of 2018, the 109-year-old company announced on Tuesday. The decision to remove artificial ingredients has been a popular one in recent months. Kellogg... Read more
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Washington Post
Authorities worry that many U.S. schools could have dangerous asbestosIn this file photo from 2004, Principal Marta Palacios, left, and custodian Ric
Authorities worry that many U.S. schools could have dangerous asbestos
Washington Post / Posted 26 days ago
In this file photo from 2004, Principal Marta Palacios, left, and custodian Ricky Kelly in an empty 60 student class room that had the ceiling tiles removed for asbestos abatement. (James M. Thresher/The Washington Post) When the Ocean View school... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
BART Asked to Test Trains for AsbestosThe Environmental Working Group has written a letter to ask BART to test trains
BART Asked to Test Trains for Asbestos
NBC Bay Area / Posted 26 days ago
The Environmental Working Group has written a letter to ask BART to test trains for asbestos after the hazardous minerals turned up in the Washington, D.C., Metro system. But asbestos has been found in various BART stations more recently. A project... Read more
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FOX News
To label or not to label: What you need to know about GMO foodsActress Gwyneth Paltrow was on Capitol Hill Wednesday to urge members of Congre
To label or not to label: What you need to know about GMO foods
FOX News / Posted 26 days ago
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow was on Capitol Hill Wednesday to urge members of Congress not to block states from adopting labeling laws on foods made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs). She is part of a larger group of GMO labeling advocates, such... Read more
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FOX Business
Kraft, Pepsi, Coke & Others Want to Keep GMOs Their Little SecretBig food companies such as Coca-Cola (KO), PepsiCo (PEP), Kellogg’s (K), Kraft
Kraft, Pepsi, Coke & Others Want to Keep GMOs Their Little Secret
FOX Business / Posted 26 days ago
Big food companies such as Coca-Cola (KO), PepsiCo (PEP), Kellogg’s (K), Kraft Heinz (KHC), General Mills (GIS), and Land O’Lakes are among the biggest spenders when it comes to blocking genetically modified organisms (GMO) labeling. Combined, these... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
15 foods you should never eatWe know we should stay clear of hard-and-fast food but some foods can seriously
15 foods you should never eat
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 26 days ago
We know we should stay clear of hard-and-fast food but some foods can seriously mess with your health. "It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you eat a dangerous food once," says Nneka Leiba, deputy director of research at the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
15 foods you should never eatWe know we should stay clear of hard-and-fast food but some foods can seriously
15 foods you should never eat
Stamford Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
We know we should stay clear of hard-and-fast food but some foods can seriously mess with your health. "It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you eat a dangerous food once," says Nneka Leiba, deputy director of research at the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
15 foods you should never eatWe know we should stay clear of hard-and-fast food but some foods can seriously
15 foods you should never eat
Connecticut Post / Posted 26 days ago
We know we should stay clear of hard-and-fast food but some foods can seriously mess with your health. "It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you eat a dangerous food once," says Nneka Leiba, deputy director of research at the... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Jessica Alba defends Honest sunscreenAfter Jessica Alba's Honest Company got burned by unhappy customers slamming it
Jessica Alba defends Honest sunscreen
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
After Jessica Alba's Honest Company got burned by unhappy customers slamming its sunscreen, the actress is offering an explanation—and an apology. Honest, which markets "safe and eco-friendly household and baby care products," faced backlash after... Read more
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E! Online
Jessica Alba's The Honest Company Reacts to Sunscreen Lotion BacklashThe Honest Company co-founders have responded to complaints that their eco-frie
Jessica Alba's The Honest Company Reacts to Sunscreen Lotion Backlash
E! Online / Posted 27 days ago
The Honest Company co-founders have responded to complaints that their eco-friendly sunscreen isn't effective, saying they are "taking every precaution to ensure that [it] will keep you healthy and happy." Honest Sunscreen Lotion boasts a non-nano... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Burning up: users of Honest Company's sunscreen say it fails at basic protectionOuch! Some customers of Jessica Alba’s the Honest Company are taking to social
Burning up: users of Honest Company's sunscreen say it fails at basic protection
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 28 days ago
Ouch! Some customers of Jessica Alba’s the Honest Company are taking to social media saying that they have been burned both by the sun and the company, whose sunscreen, they claim, failed to deliver on the promised sun protection. The company, which... Read more
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ABC News
What You Must Know About the Chemicals in Your SunscreenYou probably don’t need to be told (again) how important wearing sunscreen is f
What You Must Know About the Chemicals in Your Sunscreen
ABC News / Posted 30 days ago
You probably don’t need to be told (again) how important wearing sunscreen is for reducing your risk of skin cancer, not to mention sunburns and signs of premature aging (think wrinkles). But go ahead and Google “best sunscreens” or even “sunscreen,”... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Studies suggest some school supplies can be toxicHere’s something to think about as you’re gearing up to buy back to school supp
Studies suggest some school supplies can be toxic
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 1 months ago
Here’s something to think about as you’re gearing up to buy back to school supplies. Recent studies from the Environmental Working Group show some school supplies have toxins that are dangerous to your child’s health. The report says everything from... Read more

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