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examiner.com
Sunscreen Dangersit? Despite people reporting use of sunscreen more often, skin cancer has cont
Sunscreen Dangers
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
it? Despite people reporting use of sunscreen more often, skin cancer has continued to be diagnoses at a higher rate. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has a guide in which over 2,000 sunscreens were reviewed to determine if they were safe or... Read more
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examiner.com
Why you should switch to a natural deodorant nowwhat they are putting in and on their bodies. This can be difficult; some ingre
Why you should switch to a natural deodorant now
examiner.com / Posted 4 days ago
what they are putting in and on their bodies. This can be difficult; some ingredient lists have over 50 ingredients. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has a website that takes the known information about the ingredients in deodorants (and... Read more
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TribLIVE
How to choose a sunscreen for your kidsadditional benefit and may be harmful. Sunscreens over 50 SPF are banned in Eur
How to choose a sunscreen for your kids
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
additional benefit and may be harmful. Sunscreens over 50 SPF are banned in Europe, Canada and Australia. According to the Environmental Working Group, SPFs over 50 have a higher tendency to be used improperly, do not provide as good a balance... Read more
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examiner.com
Does your nail polish harbour toxins behind that shiny facade?improve upon our product formulas,” a Revlon spokesperson said. Melanie Benesh,
Does your nail polish harbour toxins behind that shiny facade?
examiner.com / Posted 6 days ago
improve upon our product formulas,” a Revlon spokesperson said. Melanie Benesh, a legislative attorney with the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit research and advocacy organization stated, “It’s so hard to know what’s in your... Read more
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examiner.com
Crunchi makes the difference in beautysubstantial amount of research and time to carefully go through safety data com
Crunchi makes the difference in beauty
examiner.com / Posted 6 days ago
substantial amount of research and time to carefully go through safety data compiled by the Cosmetic Ingredient Review, the Environmental Working Group, and the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics. Crunchi was established in Stuart, Florida. The founders... Read more
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FOX News
Hundreds of foods in US contain 'ADA' plastics chemical, report findsbagels, tortillas, hamburger and hot dog buns, pizza, pastries, and other food
Hundreds of foods in US contain 'ADA' plastics chemical, report finds
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
bagels, tortillas, hamburger and hot dog buns, pizza, pastries, and other food products, according to a report by the Environmental Working Group, based in Washington. Some consumer groups have called for the removal of azodicarbonamide from... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
North Carolina news in briefgroups say had been shielded from residents.

The maps were constructed ov

North Carolina news in brief
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 7 days ago
groups say had been shielded from residents.

The maps were constructed over more than three years by researchers from Environmental Working Group, Waterkeeper Alliance and North Carolina Riverkeeper organizations. Included are manure lagoons... Read more

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FOX News
What you must know about the chemicals in your sunscreenfor low fertility, endometriosis, and certain cancers. Most recently in regard
What you must know about the chemicals in your sunscreen
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
for low fertility, endometriosis, and certain cancers. Most recently in regards to sunscreen, a report this year from the Environmental Working Group once again made reference to “worrisome ingredients like oxybenzone and Vitamin A” commonly found... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Obama just signed a law that affects nearly every product you usebehind “trade secret” claims to shield the identity of chemicals they use so of
Obama just signed a law that affects nearly every product you use
Bangor Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
behind “trade secret” claims to shield the identity of chemicals they use so officials can’t investigate them. But the Environmental Working Group said the bill got a lot wrong. States would be stripped of their power to stop products they deem... Read more
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The News & Observer
Maps of CAFOS should turn tide on animal-waste pollution in NCwere revealed by an unprecedented mapping project undertaken by Waterkeeper All
Maps of CAFOS should turn tide on animal-waste pollution in NC
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
were revealed by an unprecedented mapping project undertaken by Waterkeeper Alliance, North Carolina Riverkeepers and the Environmental Working Group. The project also documents the locations of over 3,900 poultry operations that had not been... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Interactive map to provide North Carolina hog lagoon sitesthe groups say had been shielded from residents. The maps were constructed ove
Interactive map to provide North Carolina hog lagoon sites
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 9 days ago
the groups say had been shielded from residents. The maps were constructed over more than three years by researchers from Environmental Working Group, Waterkeeper Alliance and North Carolina Riverkeeper organizations. Included are manure lagoons... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Interactive map to provide North Carolina hog lagoon sitesthe groups say had been shielded from residents. The maps were constructed ove
Interactive map to provide North Carolina hog lagoon sites
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 9 days ago
the groups say had been shielded from residents. The maps were constructed over more than three years by researchers from Environmental Working Group, Waterkeeper Alliance and North Carolina Riverkeeper organizations. Included are manure lagoons... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Interactive map to provide North Carolina hog lagoon sitesthe groups say had been shielded from residents. The maps were constructed ove
Interactive map to provide North Carolina hog lagoon sites
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 9 days ago
the groups say had been shielded from residents. The maps were constructed over more than three years by researchers from Environmental Working Group, Waterkeeper Alliance and North Carolina Riverkeeper organizations. Included are manure lagoons... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Fields of Filth: Landmark Report Maps Feces-Laden Hog and Chicken Operations in North Carolinaacross the state of North Carolina was released today by Waterkeeper Alliance,
Fields of Filth: Landmark Report Maps Feces-Laden Hog and Chicken Operations in North Carolina
CommonDreams.org / Posted 9 days ago
across the state of North Carolina was released today by Waterkeeper Alliance, North Carolina Riverkeeper organizations and Environmental Working Group. In addition to swine and cattle CAFOs, the project documents the locations of over 3,900... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Fields of Filth: Landmark Report Maps Feces-Laden Hog and Chicken Operations in North Carolinaacross the state of North Carolina was released today by Waterkeeper Alliance,
Fields of Filth: Landmark Report Maps Feces-Laden Hog and Chicken Operations in North Carolina
CommonDreams.org / Posted 9 days ago
across the state of North Carolina was released today by Waterkeeper Alliance, North Carolina Riverkeeper organizations and Environmental Working Group (EWG). In addition to swine and cattle CAFOs, the project documents the locations of over 3,900... Read more
6 related stories
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The News & Observer
New map shows clustering of hog, poultry operationsthe general public, policymakers and advocates to use these maps” to protect pu
New map shows clustering of hog, poultry operations
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
the general public, policymakers and advocates to use these maps” to protect public health, said Soren Rundquist with the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit research organization based in Washington. On Tuesday, Rundquist joined speakers... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Is this new reform a toxic waste?like arsenic and asbestos that should’ve been dealt with years ago. That’s as
Is this new reform a toxic waste?
Newton Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
like arsenic and asbestos that should’ve been dealt with years ago. That’s as good a place as any to start. But the Environmental Working Group estimates that it could take�35 years�to perform those assessments and implement new... Read more
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New York Post
GMOs are not the enemychef Marco Canora all make a point of using non-GMO ingredients. Still, Scott
GMOs are not the enemy
New York Post / Posted 10 days ago
chef Marco Canora all make a point of using non-GMO ingredients. Still, Scott Faber, VP of government affairs at the Environmental Working Group, says the current method for regulating genetically modified foods is outdated. “We need a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
EPA gets new powers to regulate toxic chemicals, but progress takes timecompounds were first added to consumer products. In a new analysis of peer-revi
EPA gets new powers to regulate toxic chemicals, but progress takes time
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
compounds were first added to consumer products. In a new analysis of peer-reviewed studies and other data, the nonprofit Environmental Working Group tallied more than 400 known or suspected carcinogens that have been detected in Americans,... Read more
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The Columbian
How to pick the right sunscreen — and which ones to avoid750 sunscreens on the market, the choices are daunting. To help us better navi
How to pick the right sunscreen — and which ones to avoid
The Columbian / Posted 11 days ago
750 sunscreens on the market, the choices are daunting. To help us better navigate the sunscreen aisle, we turned to the Environmental Working Group, or EWG. The consumer watchdog organization just released its annual sunscreen guide... Read more
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metro
Girl, 9, suffers burns after putting suntan lotion on her legsBritish tourist and boyfriend ‘beaten-senseless by bouncers at Magaluf hotel’De
Girl, 9, suffers burns after putting suntan lotion on her legs
metro / Posted 11 days ago
British tourist and boyfriend ‘beaten-senseless by bouncers at Magaluf hotel’Despite being described by the Environmental Working Group as one of the worst suncreams of 2016, Banana Boat Kids Max Protect & Play Sunscreen is still... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Harmful Chemicals Are Everywhere — But What Does That Mean?it is unclear what effects these chemicals might have on human health and well-
Harmful Chemicals Are Everywhere — But What Does That Mean?
The Oklahoman / Posted 13 days ago
it is unclear what effects these chemicals might have on human health and well-being. A report released this week by the Environmental Working Group, a research and advocacy group based in Washington, D.C., attempts to inform part of this... Read more
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Rappler
Fragranced cosmetics for Father's Day? Wait, hold onwarned the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, a project of the San Francisco-based Br
Fragranced cosmetics for Father's Day? Wait, hold on
Rappler / Posted 13 days ago
warned the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, a project of the San Francisco-based Breast Cancer Fund. The Washington DC-based Environmental Working Group warned “some ingredients are hormonally active; some of these are specifically linked to male... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Here's how to pick the right sunscreen for kids750 sunscreens on the market, the choices are daunting. To help us better navi
Here's how to pick the right sunscreen for kids
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 13 days ago
750 sunscreens on the market, the choices are daunting. To help us better navigate the sunscreen aisle, we turned to the Environmental Working Group. The consumer watchdog organization just released its annual sunscreen guide (ewg.org/sunscreen),... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Here’s how to pick the right sunscreen for kids750 sunscreens on the market, the choices are daunting. To help us better navi
Here’s how to pick the right sunscreen for kids
Detroit Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
750 sunscreens on the market, the choices are daunting. To help us better navigate the sunscreen aisle, we turned to the Environmental Working Group. The consumer watchdog organization just released its annual sunscreen guide (ewg.org/sunscreen),... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Report finds widespread BPA in food productstoxic to the female reproductive system by the state of California, according t
Report finds widespread BPA in food products
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
toxic to the female reproductive system by the state of California, according to analysis of industry data from the Environmental Working Group. However, most grocery shoppers may never know about the chemical’s presence, because individual... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Very hot drinks are ‘probably carcinogenic’is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturate
Very hot drinks are ‘probably carcinogenic’
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 15 days ago
is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturated fats and animal protein. This week, the Environmental Working Group released findings that more than 400 known cancer-causing chemicals have been found in the bodies... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Very hot drinks are ‘probably carcinogenic’is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturate
Very hot drinks are ‘probably carcinogenic’
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 15 days ago
is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturated fats and animal protein. This week, the Environmental Working Group released findings that more than 400 known cancer-causing chemicals have been found in the bodies... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Findings show that hot drinks could increase the risk of developing canceris typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturate
Findings show that hot drinks could increase the risk of developing cancer
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 15 days ago
is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturated fats and animal protein. This week, the Environmental Working Group released findings that more than 400 known cancer-causing chemicals have been found in the bodies... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Very hot drinks are ‘probably carcinogenic’is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturate
Very hot drinks are ‘probably carcinogenic’
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 16 days ago
is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturated fats and animal protein. This week, the Environmental Working Group released findings that more than 400 known cancer-causing chemicals have been found in the bodies... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Very hot drinks may lead to canceris typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturate
Very hot drinks may lead to cancer
KWWL Iowa / Posted 16 days ago
is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturated fats and animal protein. This week, the Environmental Working Group released findings that more than 400 known cancer-causing chemicals have been found in the bodies... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Report: Very hot drinks are ‘probably carcinogenic’is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturate
Report: Very hot drinks are ‘probably carcinogenic’
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 16 days ago
is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturated fats and animal protein. This week, the Environmental Working Group released findings that more than 400 known cancer-causing chemicals have been found in the bodies... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Very hot drinks are ‘probably carcinogenic’is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturate
Very hot drinks are ‘probably carcinogenic’
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 16 days ago
is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturated fats and animal protein. This week, the Environmental Working Group released findings that more than 400 known cancer-causing chemicals have been found in the bodies... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Very hot drinks are ‘probably carcinogenic’is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturate
Very hot drinks are ‘probably carcinogenic’
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 16 days ago
is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturated fats and animal protein. This week, the Environmental Working Group released findings that more than 400 known cancer-causing chemicals have been found in the bodies... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Very hot drinks are ‘probably carcinogenic’is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturate
Very hot drinks are ‘probably carcinogenic’
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 16 days ago
is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturated fats and animal protein. This week, the Environmental Working Group released findings that more than 400 known cancer-causing chemicals have been found in the bodies... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Very hot drinks are 'probably carcinogenic'is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturate
Very hot drinks are 'probably carcinogenic'
KECI Missoula / Posted 16 days ago
is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturated fats and animal protein. This week, the Environmental Working Group released findings that more than 400 known cancer-causing chemicals have been found in the bodies... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Very hot drinks are ‘probably carcinogenic’is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturate
Very hot drinks are ‘probably carcinogenic’
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 16 days ago
is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturated fats and animal protein. This week, the Environmental Working Group released findings that more than 400 known cancer-causing chemicals have been found in the bodies... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Very Hot Drinks are ‘Probably Carcinogenic’is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturate
Very Hot Drinks are ‘Probably Carcinogenic’
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 16 days ago
is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturated fats and animal protein. This week, the Environmental Working Group released findings that more than 400 known cancer-causing chemicals have been found in the bodies... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Very Hot Drinks Are ‘Probably Carcinogenic,’ Study Saysis typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturate
Very Hot Drinks Are ‘Probably Carcinogenic,’ Study Says
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 16 days ago
is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturated fats and animal protein. This week, the Environmental Working Group released findings that more than 400 known cancer-causing chemicals have been found in the bodies... Read more
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WXII-TV Winston-Salem
Very hot drinks are 'probably carcinogenic'is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturate
Very hot drinks are 'probably carcinogenic'
WXII-TV Winston-Salem / Posted 16 days ago
is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturated fats and animal protein. This week, the Environmental Working Group released findings that more than 400 known cancer-causing chemicals have been found in the bodies... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Very hot drinks are 'probably carcinogenic'is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturate
Very hot drinks are 'probably carcinogenic'
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 16 days ago
is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturated fats and animal protein. This week, the Environmental Working Group released findings that more than 400 known cancer-causing chemicals have been found in the bodies... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Very hot drinks are 'probably carcinogenic'is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturate
Very hot drinks are 'probably carcinogenic'
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 16 days ago
is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturated fats and animal protein. This week, the Environmental Working Group released findings that more than 400 known cancer-causing chemicals have been found in the bodies... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Coffee won’t cause cancer, but very hot coffee mightis typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturate
Coffee won’t cause cancer, but very hot coffee might
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 16 days ago
is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturated fats and animal protein. This week, the Environmental Working Group released findings that more than 400 known cancer-causing chemicals have been found in the bodies... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Summer hazards? Take reasonable precautions30 SPF or higher when skin is exposed to the sun. The sunscreen should be appli
Summer hazards? Take reasonable precautions
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 16 days ago
30 SPF or higher when skin is exposed to the sun. The sunscreen should be applied generously and reapplied every two hours. Environmental Working Group publishes a guide to sunscreens that are the safest and most eco-friendly. To treat sunburn,... Read more
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CNN
Very hot drinks are 'probably carcinogenic'Based on evidence from hundreds of studies, processed meat was classified as ca
Very hot drinks are 'probably carcinogenic'
CNN / Posted 16 days ago
Based on evidence from hundreds of studies, processed meat was classified as carcinogenic to humans. This week, the Environmental Working Group released findings that more than 400 known cancer-causing chemicals have been found in the bodies... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Very hot drinks are 'probably carcinogenic'is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturate
Very hot drinks are 'probably carcinogenic'
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 16 days ago
is typically considered to be low in fiber and high in refined sugars, saturated fats and animal protein. This week, the Environmental Working Group released findings that more than 400 known cancer-causing chemicals have been found in the bodies... Read more
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examiner.com
Green Cleaning Products: Resources and Restroom Cleaning Recipesare bought and to do research on ingredients that are unfamiliar. A great resou
Green Cleaning Products: Resources and Restroom Cleaning Recipes
examiner.com / Posted 17 days ago
are bought and to do research on ingredients that are unfamiliar. A great resource to help do research on products is The Environmental Working Group (EWG) and can be found at this website:... Read more
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Philly.com
Q&A: What's the best sunscreen for kids?this year, predicts the Skin Cancer Foundation - protection from the sun is gro
Q&A: What's the best sunscreen for kids?
Philly.com / Posted 19 days ago
this year, predicts the Skin Cancer Foundation - protection from the sun is growing ever more important. Every year, the Environmental Working Group, a national nonprofit that focuses on potentially harmful chemicals, evaluates the plethora of... Read more
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Market Watch
Should cellphones have warning labels?hidden within smartphones, or made available on the Internet. There have been
Should cellphones have warning labels?
Market Watch / Posted 20 days ago
hidden within smartphones, or made available on the Internet. There have been numerous calls for clearer warnings. The Environmental Working Group and 11 other consumer groups in 2013 submitted a letter to the Federal Communications Commission... Read more
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ABC News
A Look at What the New Chemical Regulations Will Docurrent law,' because that law is so feeble it failed under industry challenge
A Look at What the New Chemical Regulations Will Do
ABC News / Posted 22 days ago
current law,' because that law is so feeble it failed under industry challenge to ban a substance as deadly as asbestos,” Environmental Working Group president Ken Cook said in a statement. “What we need is a law that aggressively protects... Read more
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