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Twenty-five percent of 800 tested sunscreens are effective at protecting your skin without the use of potentially harmful ingredients, according to the 2012 Sunscreen Guide released Wednesday by the Environmental Working Group.

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How to get your favorite fruits in the winterupdated: Fri Dec 23 2011 07:33:00

You've been told a trillion times not to buy produce out of season. But that doesn't mean you have to skip the fruits you love this time of year. It's just a matter of knowing which version is the healthiest and tastiest.

CNNMoney: An eco-friendly lawn you don't have to mowupdated: Thu Jul 07 2011 05:36:00

It's hard to imagine anything more innocuous than a lush suburban lawn. That's what 63-year-old entrepreneur Jackson Madnick used to think -- until a golf course killed his cat.

Should I avoid the 'Dirty Dozen'?updated: Fri Jun 17 2011 07:23:00

What are your thoughts on the latest release of the 'dirty dozen' fruits and vegetables list, released this week by the Environmental Working Group?

Mobile phones: How to 'keep your brain away from the antenna'updated: Tue Feb 22 2011 16:48:00

Ah, the what-do-I-do-about-this frustration of science.

Government recommends lowering fluoride levels in U.S. drinking waterupdated: Fri Jan 07 2011 15:10:00

The federal government is recommending changing the amount of fluoride in drinking water for the first time in 50 years.

Toxic chemicals finding their way into the wombupdated: Wed Jul 28 2010 13:40:00

Five years ago Molly and Zachery Gray were in the midst of a dark, lonely spiral. It began with Molly's first miscarriage.

'Dirty dozen' produce carries more pesticide residue, group saysupdated: Tue Jun 01 2010 01:31:00

If you're eating non-organic celery today, you may be ingesting 67 pesticides with it, according to a new report from the Environmental Working Group.

Toxic fruit and veggies?updated: Tue Jun 01 2010 01:31:00

Dr. Sanjay Gupta tours a grocery store to show us which foods have the highest levels of pesticide residue.

Is farm-raised salmon as healthy as wild?updated: Thu Jan 28 2010 12:49:00

They say that wild salmon is best, but what if you can't always get wild salmon? Is it safe to eat farm-raised or do you just not eat it ? I see farm-raised from Canada and always think maybe that's better, but is it?

Is your bottled water safe?updated: Mon Jul 13 2009 12:28:00

Although you may think that bottled water is a safer option than tap, two new reports show that the store-bought stuff is actually less regulated than the water you get out of your faucet for free.

Fortune: Wal-Mart: the new FDAupdated: Wed Jul 16 2008 10:25:00

How, exactly, did Wal-Mart become the new Food and Drug Administration?

Getting burnedupdated: Tue Jul 01 2008 18:11:00

CNN Medical Corrrespondent Elizabeth Cohen shows us the best and worst sunscreens.

Study: Some sunscreens overpromise on protectionupdated: Tue Jul 01 2008 18:11:00

Michelle Crawley says she's a "freak" about putting sunscreen on her two girls.

Group sounds alarm on infant formula cansupdated: Wed Dec 05 2007 16:56:00

Mothers sit propped against pillows and gym mats at the "Real Birth" baby clinic in New York City. It's a sea of unwashed hair, women of various ages and professions, complicit smiles and apologies for not looking more put together. The diverse women share a common drive: the desire to breast-feed their babies. They believe it's the best nutrition, but they have difficulty, for reasons ranging from low milk production to adopted babies to problems with some babies latching on.

Baby formula risk?updated: Wed Dec 05 2007 16:56:00

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on concerns that baby formula may contain a harmful chemical.

CNNMoney: Organic food: When it isn't worth itupdated: Mon Jan 09 2006 05:49:00

If you've ever wanted to buy more organic food but didn't want to take out a second mortgage to do so, a new report by Consumer Reports can help stretch your health-conscious dollar further.

Study: Rocket fuel chemical taints food, water updated: Fri Feb 25 2005 10:50:00

There are few sure ways to avoid ingesting perchlorate, the chemical used in rocket fuel that researchers have detected in breast milk at levels five to eight times higher than those considered safe, experts say.

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