Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Prolonged low-level lead exposure can result in behavior and learning problems, reduced IQ, increased hyperactivity and aggression. Recognizing the enormous impact housing has on our health, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development designated June as “National Healthy Homes Month.”
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Civil litigation is a powerful tool that may be used to redress public health harms and drive policy change; it is one that is currently being wielded by many private Flint citizens, advocacy organizations, and city and state officials.
Friday, July 15, 2016
Excessive sodium has been recognized for many years as a danger to health due to its link to high blood pressure. A little goes a long way for salt and steps can also be taken at home to reduce consumption. Recent efforts to regulate sodium levels have been challenging, however.