Lead Poisoning

Chicago skyline over Lake Michigan

Why Do Some White Chicagoans Live 30 Years Longer Than Their Black Counterparts?

It is the widest discrepancy at the city-level in the nation.

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High Lead Levels Force Detroit to Shut Off Water Fountains At All Public Schools

The underfunded district faces millions in plumbing bills to reverse the problem. 

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STUDY: Flint's Water Crisis Led to a Decrease in Fertility and Increase in Fetal Deaths

Researchers believe there was a “substantial” drop in the number of babies born.

A Hidden Problem: Lead-Poisoned Children in the United States. April 2017. Available online at www.cehtp.org/hiddenlead.

Study Shows a Third of Childhood Lead Poisoning Goes Undiagnosed

The report was released the same week as the three-year anniversary of the Flint water crisis.