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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...
In April, Fox59 introduced you to a concerned mother whose son had lead poisoning, possibly from their lead-contaminated rental home. Fox 59 wanted to know why the tenants were not told about the lead hazards before signing the lease and why people were...
An Indianapolis mother is concerned after learning her son has lead poisoning, likely from the contaminated rental home they had been staying in. According to documents from the Marion County Health Department, the home Amanda Melton is now renting...
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TribLocal - Elgin » NewsHuntley Patch reports: Kane County has been awarded a $1.04 million grant by the U.S. Department Housing and Urban Development to address lead-based paint hazards …...
TribLocal - Plainfield » NewsThis week is national Lead Poisoning Prevention Week and Will County officials are encouraging residents to take advantage of opportunities to have their children and …...
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...
Residents in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood complained for years about metallic-tasting smoke rolling down their narrow streets but had little evidence it was harmful. Now they have proof. New monitoring data obtained by the Tribune reveal that high...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsIn an effort to honor two soldiers who died in battle, a bald eagle was released in their honor. Army Sergeant Eric Nettleton and Army Specialist Thomas Moffitt both died serving in Afghanistan. The Eagle Valley Raptor Center chose to honor them and...
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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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...
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