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Resource ID: #24416
Subject: Hazardous Waste
Source: chicagotalks.org
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Date: 3/13/2009; 3/17/2009; 3/19/2009

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In this three-part series, Matthew Hendrickson examines the factors that contribute to lead poisoning in Chicago children. He finds that most children who are affected come from low-income families and that many are at risk for health problems down the road. In Chicago, children are not required to have a blood test until they start school, so early detection of lead poisoning is rare.

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