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Lead Exposure

Tick, Tock, Tick Tock: Flint's Disposable Poor Children

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 03.18.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Why are we wasting time apportioning blame before the problem is fixed and the poor children and families of Flint have fresh, clean water to drink and cook with and bathe in?

Lynne Peeples

The Poison Risk You Might Not Be Aware Of | Lynne Peeples | Posted 09.28.2013 | Green

In a letter to a friend dated July 31, 1786, Benjamin Franklin wrote of lead's "mischievous" effects on workers. He cited his own encounters with the ...

Lead Exposure On The Rise Despite Decline In Poisoning Cases

| Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living

By Mark Fischetti (Click here for the original article) BOSTON--Exposure to lead--so toxic--is a problem of the past, right? Wrong. Since the U....

More Kids at Risk for Lead Poisoning

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 07.22.2012 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

After the CDC lowered the threshold at which a child is at risk for lead poisoning by half last week, the number of children under 6 who are now considered at risk jumped from 77,000 to 442,000.