pesticides

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And the winner — or maybe we should say, loser — this year is ... strawberries.
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In honor of Earth Day (April 22), lots of folks would like us to think about the common chemicals we're exposed to daily that we may not realize could affect our health.
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These are truly some of the most beautiful, touching (and even hilarious) photos, essays and poems I've ever seen and read. Considering they're created by teams of inter-generational partners for the 2012 Rachel Carson Sense of Water Contest makes them even more worthy of your visit to the site... and your vote. (I'm partial to the dance video "Macro Hunt Anthem", but don't let me influence you.)
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The juiciest tomatoes and the sweetest corn are two of summer's most anticipated gifts, which is why we were both happy and troubled to read the latest health news on both those favorite foods.
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The Environmental Working Group just released its "Dirty Dozen" list of fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residue, plus the "Clean 15" list of produce that is lowest in pesticides.
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