Detroit Schools Shut Off Water Fountains After Tests Found Lead Contamination
Detroit public schools shut off the district-wide water supply last week after tests found elevated levels of lead or copper in 34 schools.
The Causes of Violent Crime Are Blowing in the Wind
Serious crimes are more likely to occur in neighborhoods downwind of air pollution, according to a new study.
How a Concerned Mother Uncovered Flint, Michigan’s Lead-Laden Tap Water
Toxic tap water is just not acceptable in 2015 (in Flint, Michigan, or anywhere else).
Gunning for Lead Bullets: On Efforts to Ban Ammunition
Hunters using lead ammunition leave a potent neurotoxin scattered in the outdoors; alternative ammunition is really good. Why are efforts to ban lead ammunition so difficult?
Is Lead to Blame for High Rates of Violent Crime in Black Communities?
Examining the relationship between lead, race, and crime.
When the Kids Aren't All Right: Mental Health in the United States
One in five kids in the United States suffer from a mental disorder, according to a new report. And things aren't getting any better.