Why Lead Poisoning is Still a Crisis in 2017

A Reuters examination of lead testing results across the country found almost 3,000 areas with poisoning rates far higher than in tainted Flint, Michigan. Yet many of these lead hotspots are receiving little attention or funding. There are hundreds of thousands of people – including legislators – who wrongly believe lead poisoning is no longer…

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REPRINT: The thousands of U.S. locales where lead poisoning is worse than in Flint

We’re reprinting this article from Reuters to inform you of the lead poisoning crisis throughout the U.S. This article clearly examines the real story behind lead poisoning. We thank Reuters for writing so clearly about lead poisoning.  The thousands of U.S. locales where lead poisoning is worse than in Flint By M.B. Pell and Joshua…

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Is There a Link Between Lead Poisoning and Teen Pregnancy?

Recently, in the Journal of Adolescent Health, an article appeared focusing on the link between lead poisoning and teen pregnancy. The purpose of the study was to analyze the effect of childhood lead poisoning on teen pregnancy and tobacco use. The authors of the article, Environmental Injustice: Childhood Lead Poisoning, Teen Pregnancy, and Tobacco by…

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