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Time • Anxiety Challenge Day 17

I’m very sick and it makes me realize I do not have nearly as much time as I thought I did. It’s funny how people cannot live without you. 259 more words

Challenge

August 30, 1895: Birth of Alvin Percy Black; 1861: Lead Poisoning in Prison

August 30, 1895:  Birth of Alvin P. Black.“Born in Blossom, Texas, in 1895, Alvin earned a B.S. Degree at Southwestern University, completed graduate studies at Iowa State College and Harvard, and received his Doctorate Degree from the University of Iowa. 570 more words

Water

Clean Water and Children’s Health: Not Just Flint, Not Just Lead

My latest Guest Blog for the Children’s Environmental Health Committee of the American Public Health Association’s Environment Section:

Clean Water and Children’s Health: Not Just Flint, Not Just Lead…

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Why You Should Care About the Lead Poisoning at Fort Benning

The biggest reason you should care about this issue is quite simple: you are a human being. These are people that are getting very sick, and people whose children are suffering immensely. 450 more words

Writing

Amid Lead Crisis, Milwaukee Fails to Protect Its Most Vulnerable Citizens

As a previous article by Intellegere noted, lead remains a problem in Wisconsin, and no city has it worse than Milwaukee. In 2016, the City of Milwaukee Health Department reported an elevated blood lead level (BLL) in 11.6% of children under the age of six [1]. 1,447 more words

NSW Government warning after children's lead poisoning linked to eyeliner

ABC News Nour Haydar 24 Jul 2018

The New South Wales Government has issued a public health warning over an imported eyeliner that contains dangerously high levels of lead and other hazardous metals. 101 more words

Heavy Metals / Trace Elements

861 Lead Water Pipes Remain in Green Bay. Other WI Cities Still In Crisis

In 2011 the Green Bay Water Utility (GBWU) found that the lead levels in some homes exceed the allowable limits set by the EPA [1]. It was determined that the source of the lead was service lines installed prior to 1944 as well as lead solder used until 1984 . 256 more words