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Flame retardants found in everyday consumer products such as furniture could decrease a woman’s fertility, and ability to conceive and have a healthy delivery, new research from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health suggests.Read More
For many of us, Labor Day is one of the last hurrahs of the summer. And it’s a busy travel weekend, with roughly 35 million Americans taking a getaway.Read More
Women of color use more beauty products and are disproportionately exposed to worrisome chemicals compared to white women, according to a new study.
Environmental groups have brought two suits against the Trump administration for weakening key rules establishing how the Environmental Protection Agency will regulate toxic chemicals found in consumer products, building materials, and work places, as well as in our drinking water and food.
The Food and Drug Administration has failed to act on dangerous hair straighteners that contain unsafe levels of formaldehyde and pose a significant health hazard to consumers and salon workers, the Environmental Working Group and Women’s Voices for the Earth allege in a motion filed July 28 in federal district court.
Since the release of EWG’s National Tap Water Database just over a week ago, this question has been popping up a lot: “What now? Should I switch over to bottled water?”Read More
According to a New York Times story published today [link], contaminants such as mercury, lead and bacteria, and other banned ingredients, are showing up in an alarming number of imported personal care products.Read More
If you’re concerned about what’s in your water, buying a water filter is a smart next step.Read More
Exposure to a mixture of chemicals commonly found in household and commercial cleaning products can lead to birth defects in laboratory animals that can last for generations, according to a new study by Virginia Tech and Washington State University researchers.Read More
In May, EWG reported that former chemical industry bigwig Nancy Beck was the scariest Trump appointee you’ve never heard of. We may have spoken too soon.Read More
I’m a big fan of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians," so when Kim Kardashian West launched her new beauty line, I was eager to buy her Crème Contour and Highlight Kit. Expecting the kits to sell out in a matter of minutes, I ordered mine exactly one minute after it went on sale in her online store.Read More
Almost two years ago, EWG first reported that more than 17,000 women and girls had lost some or all of their hair after using a shampoo advertised by celebrity hair stylist Chaz Dean and sold by one of the nation’s largest direct marketing firms.Read More
Vomiting. Burning sensation. Pain.
These are some of the effects children as young as 5 months experienced after using cosmetics and other personal care products, according to data collected by the Food and Drug Administration.Read More