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Beginning of Freddie Gray’s life as sad as its end, court case shows

Baltimore Sun

The life of Freddie Gray Jr, who died Sunday from a severe spinal cord and other injuries sustained in police custody, had a beginning as tragic, in a way, as his end As children, he and his two sisters were found to have damaging lead levels in their blood, which led to multiple educational,...

Q&A: Ruth Ann Norton, Green & Healthy Homes Initiative

Scotsman Guide

The Green and Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) grew out of the Coalition to End Childhood Lead Poisoning and gained prominence in 2012 when it was featured by the Clinton Global Initiative America as an "innovative solution" to the housing crisis We talked with Ruth Ann Norton, the driving force...

The Toxic Legacy of Baltimore: Lead Poisoning

Good News Baltimore

Understanding lead poisoning is the first step in eliminating a problem that is 100% preventable As we speak with Ruth Ann Norton from the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative, you will learn more about this issue and what you can do to help your family when dealing with lead Watch the video at...

Green & Healthy Homes Day

WJBK TV Detroit

Dozens of organizations are teaming up for a big event to help people make sure their homes are safe and energy efficient Green & Healthy Homes Day is happening at Harms Elementary School in Southwest Detroit on Saturday, March 14, 2015 It is free and open to the public from 10:00 am until 3:00...

New Lansing program seeks greener, healthier homes

WKAR Radio

The Green and Healthy Homes Initiative is a national program that's new in Lansing, but it's been underway for some time in Detroit and Flint It combines an energy efficiency audit with a health risk assessment to show people not only what may be on its face a potential danger in their homes, but...
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