Many personal care products contain troubling ingredients that have either been linked to harm, including cancer and endocrine disruption, or have not been adequately assessed for safety. Read EWG’s tips for choosing products without these pesky chemicals.
Conventionally grown fruits and vegetables are often contaminated with pesticides, some of which have been linked to cancer and hormone disruption. There are simple steps that you can take to reduce your intake of these harmful chemicals.
For decades, home furniture has been laced with needless, toxic flame retardant chemicals that can get into our bodies. There are steps you can take to protect your family from these harmful chemicals.
The FDA has banned companies from using triclosan, a potential endocrine-disrupting chemical and aquatic toxicant, in liquid hand soaps. But it is still allowed for use in many other consumer products.
Drinking plenty of good, clean water is important for a healthy body. But there are more than 200 contaminants found in our nation’s drinking water. Find out what steps you can take to reduce your exposure.
Airborne pollution can contribute to all respiratory diseases, including asthma, and may be especially problematic for children. There are some simple steps you can take to reduce your exposure to air pollution.
The federal government doesn’t require cleaning product makers to disclose their ingredients to the public. Toxic ingredients are used in a number cleaning products and, often, there’s no way of knowing what’s in the bottle.
Studies indicate that cellphone radiation can harm the brains of both adults and children. Though more research is needed, there are some simple steps you can take to help reduce your exposure to cellphone radiation.
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