No matter where you live, you can use simple techniques to discover whether your tap water is polluted with lead.

How to Filter Lead from Your Tap Water

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Many of the supplies we use to clean and freshen our homes and workplaces contain ingredients that could harm our health or the environment. Some products use ingredients that have been linked to accidental poisonings, asthma, skin allergies, reproductive impacts, birth defects and cancer.

5 Things to Know About California’s Cleaning Products Disclosure Bill

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For decades, Americans have been needlessly exposed to chemical flame retardants – which have been linked to cancer, hormone disruption and other health effects – all because of a well intentioned but misguided California regulation from 1975.

Flame Retardant Roulette: Swapping One Toxic Compound for Another

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World Cancer Day was on Saturday. It’s a time to reflect on a very important question: What is the main cause of cancer? Is it driven by avoidable lifestyle and environmental factors or is it largely due to chance?

Preventing Cancer Is Not a Game of Chance

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The Super Bowl is right around the corner and millions of Americans are making winning game day plans packed with quintessential football fare. If you want to stay clear of nutritional penalties while still scoring a touchdown for great snacks with your guests, try these plays.

Your Game Plan for a Healthier Super Bowl Sunday

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Use EWG’s Guide to Healthy Cleaning to avoid cleaning products and disinfectants with quats.

Can Cleaning Chemicals Damage Your Reproductive Potential?

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TIP: If your kids use your phone to play games, switch on airplane mode.

Easy Ways to Reduce Kids’ Exposure to Cell Phone Radiation

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Last week’s confirmation hearing for President Trump’s nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency underscored the agency’s foremost responsibility: protecting the health of America’s children.

Kids’ Health at Risk Under Trump’s EPA

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In a shift that could help hundreds of thousands of U.S. children, federal health officials are considering whether to lower the threshold for identifying kids with elevated levels of lead exposure.

Federal Scientists May Lower Lead Exposure Threshold for Children

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A new report from the Ecology Center found toxic flame retardants are still widely used in car seats, even though there’s no data showing they protect children from fires. Researchers tested 15 infant and toddler car seats from a variety of brands and found these chemicals in all of them.

Is Your Child’s Car Seat Toxic?

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The presence of potentially harmful chemicals in teethers is of great concern. Exposure to endocrine disruptors during infancy could have detrimental health effects that include asthma, diabetes, obesity and reproductive disorders.

Teethers Expose Babies to BPA and Other Endocrine Disruptors

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“It’s a safe assumption that Pruitt could be the most hostile EPA administrator toward clean air and safe drinking water in history.”

Six Reasons to be Concerned About a Pruitt EPA

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Learn more about these housekeeping necessities that can clean almost anything.

4 Easy, Healthy Cleaners That Should be in Every Home

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Over-exposure to pesticides may cause an array of health problems; at worst, nerve damage, impaired intelligence and cancer. Learn how to limit your exposure to pesticides during pregnancy.

How to Avoid Pesticides While Pregnant

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Your baby has reached an important milestone: she’s ready for solid food!

Top Tips for Homemade Baby Food

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Confused by the labels on turkeys? We help you sort out the facts with a label decoder. And learn more about healthy holiday meals by visiting: ewg.org/foodscores/holiday.

Let’s Talk Turkey

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Here’s one traditional Thanksgiving food to avoid -- a sweet potato casserole, topped high with gooey marshmallows. This candied dish is loaded with sugar.

Who wants marshmallows?

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Learn more about feeding your family well and finding healthier choices in the grocery store with EWG’s Food Scores.

EWG’s Guide to a Healthy Thanksgiving

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From spooky to adorable, face paint can put the finishing touches on a great Halloween costume.

Simple Steps for Safer Face Paint

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Scientists, pediatricians and public health officials from the U.S. and around the globe agree that there is no safe level of lead exposure.

Nobody Should Drink Water with Lead, Especially Kids — EWG’s Guide for Parents Can Help

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