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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — One Michigan lawmaker wants young children in the state to be screened for lead poisoning. Democratic Rep. Thomas Stallworth of Detroit introduced a bill Wednesday that would require primary health care professionals to...
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BEIJING (AP) — State media say a battery factory manager was arrested after 168 villagers living near the manufacturer in eastern China suffered lead poisoning. The official Xinhua News Agency says Ying Jianguo, general manager of Taizhou Suqi...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children with even slightly elevated blood lead levels are less likely to be ready to read when starting kindergarten, according to a new study. Lead has been shown to affect school performance, but what's important in this...
Are we at risk for lead poisoning? Do I need to keep my young child away from poinsettias? It is National Poison Prevention Week and CT Poison Control wants to answer your questions. Tonight, there will be a live chat on the Poison Control...
Federal officials vowed Wednesday to conduct an emergency cleanup of a lead-contaminated lot near a Pilsen elementary school, more than six years after authorities first identified the hazards. The Tribune reported in November that the lot had not been...
The Hartford CourantThe shootings in Newtown, Chicago and other communities raised concerns about mental health relative to those committing such crimes, but the discussion has missed a critically important point. Screening for early warning signs and providing accessible...
The first winter after Danielle Smith bought her house in North Baltimore, the 35-year-old schoolteacher wondered if it even had a furnace, it was so cold and drafty. Now, with almost all new windows and several other energy-efficiency retrofits, Smith...
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A Baltimore retailer has been ordered by city health officials to stop selling a children's ring, necklace and earrings because the items contain dangerous levels of lead. The Baltimore City Health Department said Tuesday it has issued a nuisance...
State health officials are seeking the public's advice on how to deal with new federal guidelines expanding the number of young children deemed at risk of harm from low-level lead exposure. The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is...
A wide-ranging bill to give hunters and fishermen more access to public lands stalled in the Senate Monday after Republicans said it spends too much money. Republicans supported opening lands for outdoorsmen and many other provisions in the bill...
Federal and state officials have known for more than six years about hazardous levels of brain-damaging lead in a vacant lot near Walsh Elementary School in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood. Yet even after field investigators raised alarms about children...
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