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CDC Lowered Lead Threshold: Helpful or Harmful?

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention took action in 2012, setting a new and lowered public health standard for the allowance of childhood exposure to lead. They made the claim that while there is no acceptable level of lead in a child's bloodstream, action must be taken once a child under 6 years [...]

2017-04-13T15:22:08-04:00Uncategorized|

HBO John Oliver: Lead Crisis Revealed

In light of the Flint Water Crisis  and its recent national news coverage, HBO's John Oliver dedicated a large segment of his show, "Last Week Tonight" to the dangers of lead. Unlike the other media outlets surrounding lead in water, John Oliver focused on the danger of lead in the home. Many are not aware [...]

2017-04-13T15:22:08-04:00Uncategorized|

Flint Water Crisis- Not an Isolated Epidemic

Over the last few years and even more so during recent months, Flint residents have been in an uproar in regards to their contaminated water supply and the terrible conditions their families have been exposed to. Leached lead pipes have been poisoning the homes in Flint, causing permanent and irreversible damage in the younger generation. [...]

2017-04-13T15:22:08-04:00Health Issues, Lead|

Flint Should Be a Wake-Up Call

While the situation in Flint Michigan is tragic, it is simply the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the lead poisoning of our children.  It is estimated that as a result of failing to use an anti-corrosive in the water being pumped out of the Flint river, as many as 8,000 children were [...]

2016-03-03T13:13:24-04:00Health Issues, Lead|