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|