THE CRISIS CONTINUES IN FLINT

On April 25, 2014, the city of Flint, Michigan, switched its water supply from the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department to the Flint River. This switch was the beginning of Flint’s water crisis and it’s still a crisis so many months later. City residents are still unable to drink tap water without a filter due…

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What Do Children with Asthma and Lead Poisoning Have in Common?

Lead poisoning and asthma are common pediatric health problems and are both linked to the environment and substandard housing conditions. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), housing conditions can significantly affect public health. Childhood lead poisoning, injuries, respiratory diseases such as asthma, and quality of life issues have been linked to…

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