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Lead Poisoning (INACTIVE)

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  • Fighting Lead Poisoning Through Education and Awareness

    Fighting Lead Poisoning Through Education and Awareness
    Lead poisoning Lead is a very strong poison. When a person swallows a lead object or breathes in lead dust, some of the poison can stay in the body and cause serious health problems. Lead used to be very common in gasoline and house paint in the U.S....
  • Swan 911: Hotline established to protect Washington birds

    Swan 911: Hotline established to protect Washington birds
    Have you ever seen an injured swan and been unsure of what to do or who to call? Apparently enough people have experienced this dilemma to prompt the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to establish a new hotline. The new number was...
  • Natural Perspectives: The saga of the condor

    At the end of the last Ice Age, California condors ranged eastward from the California coast all the way to Texas, Florida and even New York. But by 1800, the range of the condor population had shrunk considerably. The birds lived along the Pacific...
  • One-Year-Old Recovering After Massive Lead Poisoning

    One-Year-Old Recovering After Massive Lead Poisoning
    A baby who was treated for severe lead poisoning this summer in Grand Rapids is recovering after her lead levels were five times the safe limit and the family had no place to go. Nyi-Cear Vance looks happy and healthy, though her mother is quick to...
  • Millions spent on police brutality lawsuits scrutinized

    At a time when City Hall is girding for another round of budget battles, spending on lawsuits filed against the Police Department is coming under increased scrutiny. The city's budget office revealed at an investigative hearing Tuesday that it has...
  • Residents try to protect their artificial turf

    Residents try to protect their artificial turf
    Code enforcement officials have issued six notices of violation to residents who, despite a citywide ban approved nearly three months ago, kept their artificial front lawns. Glendale allows artificial turf in backyards, away from public view, but the...
  • State tries to cope with backlog of pollution violation cases

    — Charles S. Long was upset to discover that a bulldozer had cleared the land next to his, knocking down trees and uprooting day lilies on his property in the process. A state inspector also found problems with the clearing project: It lacked a...
  • Troubled study at heart of therapy debate

    Troubled study at heart of therapy debate
    With $30 million of taxpayer money, researchers set out to conduct one of the largest studies ever of an alternative medical treatment, a controversial therapy for coronary artery disease. The project was marred with problems from beginning to end....
  • State trying to cope with backlog of pollution violation cases

    State trying to cope with backlog of pollution violation cases
    FEDERALSBURG — Charles S. Long was upset to discover that a bulldozer had cleared the land next to his, knocking down trees and uprooting day lilies on his property in the process. A state inspector also found problems with the clearing project: It...
  • Sheriff takes first step to seize 20 city housing vehicles to pay lead judgment

    Sheriff takes first step to seize 20 city housing vehicles to pay lead judgment
    The Baltimore sheriff's office began the process Wednesday of seizing 20 vehicles owned by the city's housing authority — part of a move by two siblings who suffered lead poisoning in public housing to force the agency to make good on $2.59...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies and a high temperature around 33 degrees. It is expected to be mostly cloudy with scattered flurries and a low temperature around 31 degrees tonight. TRAFFIC Here are today's morning traffic...