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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — One Michigan lawmaker wants young children in the state to be screened for lead poisoning. Democratic Rep. Thomas Stallworth of Detroit introduced a bill Wednesday that would require primary health care professionals to...
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Federal officials vowed Wednesday to conduct an emergency cleanup of a lead-contaminated lot near a Pilsen elementary school, more than six years after authorities first identified the hazards. The Tribune reported in November that the lot had not been...
The Hartford CourantThe shootings in Newtown, Chicago and other communities raised concerns about mental health relative to those committing such crimes, but the discussion has missed a critically important point. Screening for early warning signs and providing accessible...
A wide-ranging bill to give hunters and fishermen more access to public lands stalled in the Senate Monday after Republicans said it spends too much money. Republicans supported opening lands for outdoorsmen and many other provisions in the bill...
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Federal and state officials have known for more than six years about hazardous levels of brain-damaging lead in a vacant lot near Walsh Elementary School in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood. Yet even after field investigators raised alarms about children...
Even if you don’t have blatantly poisoning items lying around your house, that doesn’t mean that your house is poison-free. In fact, poisonings may be more frequent that you would imagine on first thought. In 2010, there were 2,582...
Thirteen-year-old Stephanie Cota pulled up her sleeve and glanced at the needle. "Is it gonna hurt?" she asked. "You'll feel it, but you look like a strong girl," said Yadira Guerra, a licensed vocational nurse. "Just turn the other way." When Cota...
Your home is one of the biggest investments you will ever make. Taking care of it makes sense. It’s smart for you, it’s smart for your family and it’s smart for your investment. Unfortunately, a lot of homeowners think that...
Few medical conditions manifest themselves more profoundly than epilepsy. A condition that produces seizures that affect a number of mental and physical functions, epilepsy affects nearly 3 million people in the United States. Still, as prevalent as the...
You and your family are invited to learn about lead poisoning and ways to prevent it at the 12th Annual Lead Awareness Picnic this Sunday, June 10, at Lighthouse Point Park's Carousel Pavilion in New Haven. It's hosted by the New Haven Health Department's...
American News CorrespondentPIERRE — A state Wildlife Division research project at a Lyman County farm last fall found that many of the rooster pheasants killed by hunters had previously eaten lead shotgun pellets that had been fired at some earlier time by other hunters....
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