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Missouri City :: TX :: USA | 12 days ago

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There is an epidemic of lead poisoning in the "rust belt" city of St. Louis, where hundreds of children annually are diagnosed with the condition, according to new reports...Louis Public Radio reporter Camille Phillips reports that more than 1,000

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Evansville :: IN :: USA | 1 month ago

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Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke will use his monthly Traveling City Hall meeting on Wednesday, March 26, to help call attention to the need to screen children for lead poisoning...Vanderburgh County public health

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Providence :: RI :: USA | 1 month ago

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State health officials are heralding a big drop in the number of childhood lead poisoning cases in Rhode Island last year. The Department of Health says 1,002 Rhode Island children were found to have elevated lead levels in 2013, down 225 from the

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Shymkent :: Kazakhstan | 1 month ago

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The show sent filmmakers Richard Pendry and Robin Forestier-Walker to the town of Shymkent to investigate...Lead poisoning, for example, is rife especially among children.  The disused lead smelting plant in the heart of Shymkent, one of the third

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Chicago :: IL :: USA | 1 month ago

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Brannon Anderson is surrounded every day by the thing she fears the most. It's on the outside of her Geneva home, in the very dirt it sits on...And the entry points to her house doors and windows are particular sources of concern. Most troubling of

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Denver :: CO :: USA | 1 month ago

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As auto sales boomed after World War II, and drivers in powerful new cars increasingly asked service station attendants to "fill 'er up with ethyl," they were unwittingly creating a crime wave two decades later," reports Mother Jones in "America's

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Mexico City :: Mexico | 2 months ago

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Despite assurances of safe levels in water and only traces in cosmetics, most scientists agree that there are no safe levels of lead...It serves absolutely no useful function for the human or animal body. It can affect every organ of a body but most

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Henderson :: NV :: USA | 2 months ago

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View Staff Writer Michelle Ching holds the X-ray fluorescence machine and points it at a wall, waiting eight seconds for the reading to come through. With a ping, the machine is done scanning through several layers of paint...They are going from room

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Jerusalem :: Israel | 3 months ago

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The National Council for the Child released a statement Thursday containing poisoning-related statistics from its December report. It showed that there were 18,537 children poisoned in 2012, compared to 7,149 in 1993. A majority of the victims (83.5%)

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Thimphu :: Bhutan | 3 months ago

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A man in Switzerland developed severe lead poisoning after undergoing an alternative medicine treatment he took pills that he thought contained the hair of a dead Bhutanese priest, but the pills were actually replete with the toxic metal lead,

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