| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Los Angeles County's plan to offer blood tests for lead poisoning to hundreds of thousands of people in southeast Los Angeles was greeted as a political victory in working-class communities that have long worried about the health effects of emissions from...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:05 AM
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will offer free blood testing on a massive scale for lead poisoning to address worries that a Vernon battery recycler has jeopardized the health of hundreds of thousands of residents in southeast Los...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A bill that would ban the use of lead ammunition by all hunters throughout California awaits Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature. There’s no question that he should sign AB 711 into law. It’s smart, it’s measured and it protects animals...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I am an EMT from New York and I was injured while working. The driver of a vehicle rear-ended the ambulance I was working in. Me and the lawyer working on my case are still unable to locate this guy. I have the police report and I have...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
So you like your hot sauce south-of-the-border spicy, with that extra punch?
Well, Nevada researchers have found that little added twang might not be an intended result of the recipe: Many imported hot sauces sold in the U.S. contain dangerous levels of...
| Aug 23, 2013
As if California and its municipalities were not already making life difficult for businesses and taxpayers, the Golden State's courts could pile on too.
On July 15, a trial began in San Jose, in which seven California counties (Santa Clara, Alameda,...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 3:52 AM
Are we at risk for lead poisoning?
Do I need to keep my young child away from poinsettias?
It is National Poison Prevention Week and CT Poison Control wants to answer your questions.
Tonight, there will be a live chat on the Poison Control...
| May 15, 2013
| 11:38 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children with even slightly elevated blood lead levels are less likely to be ready to read when starting kindergarten, according to a new study.
Lead has been shown to affect school performance, but what's important in this...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:24 PM
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| Apr 12, 2012
| 1:15 PM
An Indianapolis mother is concerned after learning her son has lead poisoning, likely from the contaminated rental home they had been staying in.
According to documents from the Marion County Health Department, the home Amanda Melton is now renting...
| May 16, 2012
| 11:32 AM
ATLANTA (AP) — For the first time in 20 years, U.S. health officials have lowered the threshold for lead poisoning in young children.
The new standard announced Wednesday means that hundreds of thousands more youngsters could be diagnosed with high...
| May 24, 2012
| 1:08 PM
In April, Fox59 introduced you to a concerned mother whose son had lead poisoning, possibly from their lead-contaminated rental home.
Fox 59 wanted to know why the tenants were not told about the lead hazards before signing the lease and why people were...