| 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...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:08 PM
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...
| Aug 26, 2012
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."
| Jun 8, 2012
| 12:41 PM
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...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 10:01 PM
PIERRE — 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....
| Jun 26, 2012
| 12:42 PM
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...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 10:37 AM
Lead bullet fragments left in discarded entrails of deer and other animals are poisoning bald eagles and other scavenger birds, scientists and wildlife officials say.
The Wildlife Center of Virginia, a nonprofit that cares for sick and injured animals,...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 4:01 PM
To the handful of residents who thought they’d be able to keep artificial turf they installed in their front yards prior to the city solidifying its ban on fake grass last summer — think again.
Some residents who installed the turf before...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 1:05 AM
St. Patrick's Day has been celebrated in Ireland for more than 1,000 years. The modern celebration on March 17 is a religious holiday in Ireland, with church in the morning, then a parade and dancing, eating and drinking later in the day. American...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Here's a scenario that I would run into every so often in practice: a producer has some calves to put out on grass over the summer and has located a new place by some old outbuildings for these calves to clean up. Everything is going fine until one day he...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 10:53 PM
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...