Monday, June 8, 2015

An Element of Violence

By Jeff Weidenhamer

"While lead exposures from leaded gasoline are no longer a problem in the US, older housing built before lead paint was banned in 1978 remains a source of serious lead exposure to children.  This is likely where Freddie Gray’s exposure came from.  It is not just Baltimore and other inner cities where this is a problem.  Ashland and Ashland County has a significant proportion of older housing, and areas where children are at serious risk of having elevated lead levels." READ THE FULL ARTICLE

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