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Baltimore Riots: Lead Paint and Deprivation

BBC World Service Business Daily

GHHI President & CEO Ruth Ann Norton was interviewed on BBC World Service Radio's Business Daily on the history and effects of lead poisoning in Baltimore Listen to the full program on BBC World Service Business Daily

Detrimental effects of lead poisoning plague Lucas Co. homes, children

Toledo Blade

The childhood home of Freddie Gray, who died after being injured in Baltimore police custody, setting off nationwide protests, was like so many of the homes in Toledo's central city It was rundown and had peeling paint and was where tests show he was exposed to toxic levels of lead Read the...

Nonprofits to receive Best Practices awards from R.I. Foundation

Providence Business News

Five nonprofits will receive 2015 Best Practice awards Tuesday from the Rhode Island Foundation Green & Healthy Homes Initiative will receive the Best Practice for Collaboration Award Read more in the Providence Business News

Baltimore?s Toxic Legacy Of Lead Paint


Despite sharp declines, the city of Baltimore still has nearly three times the national rate of lead poisoning among children, and a look at the data reveals that, like other health disparities, just a handful of neighborhoods are responsible for almost all of the city's cases over the last five...
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