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Thursday, November 9, 2017

When most Americans drink a glass of tap water, they're also getting a dose of industrial or agricultural contaminants linked to cancer, brain and nervous system damage, developmental defects, fertility problems or hormone disruption. Learn more at www.ewg.org/tapwater.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

A cancer-causing chemical, 1,2,3-trichloropropane, or TCP, has been uncovered in the drinking water served to many living in the California Central Valley. The details of the widespread pollution were hidden for years by the chemical’s manufacturers Dow and Shell.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

David Page, an attorney from Scott Pruitt's home state of Oklahoma, reveals the Environmental Protection Agency nominee's history of protecting corporate polluters over people's health.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Ponca Councilwoman, Casey Camp-Horinek, talks about Scott Pruitt's environmental record in Oklahoma. 

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

This week, the Senate will hold a confirmation hearing for President-elect Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency pick, Scott Pruitt. A Pruitt EPA could have disastrous consequences for public health and the environment.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

The founder of MetaWear, Marci Zarnoff, discusses the importance of organic in the apparel industry. 

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

EWG VERIFIEDTM is working with companies to raise the bar and give consumers personal care products that are better for your health. Find our EWG VERIFIEDTM products in the Skin Deep® Cosmetics Database

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

EWG's Nneka Leiba discusses the safety of cosmetic and personal care products, some of the worst ingredients commonly used and tools EWG has to make it easier for consumers to find healthier cosmetics.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

EWG's Nneka Leiba unpacks our recent report on chromium-6 in drinking water.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Heather Armstrong, full-time single mother and founder of dooce.com, tells her story of overcoming basal cell carcinoma and learning about the importance of staying safe in the sun – especially for children.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Heather Armstrong, founder of dooce.com, talks about the importance of staying safe in the sun to help prevent skin cancer. Look up your sunscreen at www.ewg.org/sunscreen.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Heather Armstrong, founder of dooce.com, discusses some easy tips to help you stay safe in the sun.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Ken Cook, president and co-founder of EWG, and Meg Hirshberg, president and founder of Anticancer Lifestyle Foundation, discuss the Anticancer Lifestyle program.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

EWG explains how the combinations of chemicals to which we are routinely exposed may be contributing to cancer risk. Learn more at www.ewg.org/cancer.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

A quick look back on EWG’s biggest accomplishments in 2016.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Learn more about how EWG is rethinking cancer.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

EWG’s ratings for more than 120,000 food and personal care products are now at your fingertips. Download the new Healthy Living app at www.ewg.org/apps.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Learn how EWG is rethinking cancer at our 7th Annual Earth Dinner in San Francisco on May 4, 2016.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

To protect your baby from toxic mercury and ensure healthy development, you should not only watch how much fish you eat, but also what kind of fish. Learn more with EWG’s latest report on mercury in seafood.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

New York Times best-selling author and wellness activist Kris Carr shared some words of wisdom at the 2015 EWG Eats Gala. 

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