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Urgent: Take action for safer sunscreen

Dear Readers, There’s a bottleneck at the federal Food and Drug Administration. The FDA last approved a general usage, over-the-counter sunscreen ingredient in 1999, and six new ingredients

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry releases first set of data from National ALS Registry

Press Release Embargoed until: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 1:00 PM, ET Contact: CDC Media Relations  (404) 639-3286 ATSDR Web site: www.atsdr.cdc.gov Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry releases first ...
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Chemicals in our bodies

  Dear Readers: 10,500: That’s how many unique ingredients are in various personal care products we use every day. 126: That’s how many cosmetics ingredients to which the ...
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Wireless devices more harmful to children - new report

Editor's note: Read this carefully to understand how wireless devices can harm you and your children....
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Air pollution a risk factor for diabetes mellitus

Monday July 21, 2014 (foodconsumer.orgA) -- Most food consumers might have known that high intake of trans fat, saturated fat and added sugar in beverages ...
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Mineral turpentine, heavy fuels raise risk of Alzheimer's disease

Thursday July 17, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study suggests that exposure to certain petroleum based solvents and fuels can drastically boost the risk of ...
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Help Turn the Tide on BPA, Game-Changing New Method to Translate Research, These Boots Are Made for Walking & More

   Help us expose and eliminate the environmental causes of breast cancer. Together we can stop this disease before it starts. Help turn the tide on BPANew legislation ...
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Sign the card: Happy Anniversary Skin Deep!

Dear Readers, It’s hard to believe that it’s been 10 years since EWG launched the Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. From 7,500 products in 2004 to nearly 70,000 ...
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Skin Deep: 10 years later

Dear Readers, It’s been a full 10 years since EWG launched the Skin Deep Cosmetics Database, the world’s best safety guide to personal care products. From 7,500 ...
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USA.gov Update: Be Sun Safe

Editor's note: Zinc oxide as nanoparticles used in sunscreens may not be as safe as thought. Also, nanoparticles pollute the environment. Try not use sunscreens based on zinc oxide or silica whenever possible....
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