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True Story in 2012 A landlord with a long history of violating lead-paint poisoning laws was sentenced Wednesday to a year and a day in prison by a federal judge. The landlord sat impassively in U.S. District Court as the Judge imposed the sentence, which included six months' home detention after release from prison. The [...]
Until recently, it was generally assumed that lead poisoning of our children was no longer a cause for concern. Since the U.S. removed lead from gasoline in 1976 and banned it from paint in 1978, most health professionals, regulators and the general public had considered the problem to be largely solved...read the entire article by Bryan Ganz
(CNN) -- The number of chemicals known to be toxic to children's developing brains has doubled over the last seven years, researchers said Dr. Philip Landrigan at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York and Dr. Philippe Grandjean from Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, authors of the review published Friday in The Lancet Neurology [...]