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Celery Juice

The subject I wanted to write about and forgot the other day, is celery juice! I randomly came across the Medical Medium on Instagram, who promotes celery juice as a vehicle for healing the liver and chronic diseases. 461 more words


Toxic City Investigation Review

In December 2016, Mayor Kenney promised to add money to the city’s Lead and Healthy Homes Program. Was that promise kept?

The mayor added $900,000 in fiscal year 2018.

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Health Department Stories

Derbyshire Lead Mining

This trade was huge until I think the 19th century when Spanish led undercut it. This is again from Highways & Byways of Derbyshire:

The Derbyshire lead minders, who were highly esteemed in the British army as sappers, aroused the wonder of most visitors to the county.

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Lead Fragments Poison Another Bald Eagle

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It appears more than whitetails were harvested by Minnesota deer hunters this fall. Veterinarians with the University of Minnesota Raptor Center had to euthanize a second bald eagle Thursday due to lead poisoning. 382 more words


Lead Poisoning Not Limited to Flint, Michigan

Recent reporting shows that lead poisoning is not limited to the city of Flint, Michigan, although that is certainly a particularly egregious example because it was something that did not have to happen and it did not happen before 1978, when the use of lead paint became illegal; it happened in the 21st century. 1,060 more words

Government And Politics

Self-Esteem Recalls Girl’s Clothing - Lead

H.I.S., the company behind the Self-Esteem brand of kids’ clothing, has announced a recall of one style of garment because the jewelry item that comes with it tests high in lead. 226 more words


The unseen health threat in U.S. cities: Why lead in soil is a pressing issue

Almost one year ago, lead in Chicago resident’s water became a major concern. As filters were purchased and service lines replaced, there has been a feeling that the lead crisis is over. 1,761 more words