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Partnering with communities to tackle the lead problem in Washington State

King County Medical Society – Docs Talk Podcast
Get the lead out; Lead poisoning awareness


There’s a lead problem in Washington State. We know that there is no safe or acceptable blood lead level in children. 232 more words


Sidelined Children's Health Official Says EPA Inaction Means 'Kids Are Disposable'

(CBS News) — Making sure children are protected from environmental toxins has been Dr. Ruth Etzel’s job at the Environmental Protection Agency. She’s the agency’s top pediatric expert – the author of textbooks and policy handbooks on children’s environmental health. 1,289 more words

Los Angeles News

Indiana Health Officials Push Parents To Test Kids For Lead

CHICAGO (CBS)–The Environmental Protection Agency tore down the West Calumet Housing Complex in East Chicago, Indiana after high lead levels were discovered in the soil in 2016. 288 more words


England's Green and Pheasant Land?

Anyone visiting the countryside over the last few weeks will have noticed that, suddenly, pheasants are everywhere: Running into the road, or standing looking confused – they, at first, appear quite quaint and charming. 935 more words

Countryside Alliance

It's All Around Us

When spoken of in today’s society, lead is directly associated with contaminated water. Yet, lead can be found in various sources in our everyday environment. A research study conducted by Levin et. 494 more words

Lead Contamination

Stop the Lead from Flowing

Since lead poisoning has become an issue in America, there must be precautions taken if you believe you, or your home is at risk. The homes that are most likely to contain lead are homes built before 1997. 449 more words

Lead Contamination

The Body Reacts

After taking the necessary measures to determine your risk of exposure and contamination of lead, you have to decide whether you need to take medical action. 515 more words

Lead Contamination