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Freddie Gray?s life a study in the sad effects of lead paint on poor blacks

Washington Post

Reports of Gray's history with lead come at a time when the city and nation are still trying to understand the full ramifications of lead poisoning Advocates and studies say it can diminish cognitive function, increase aggression and ultimately exacerbate the cycle of poverty that is already...

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...
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