Healthy Homes

By | September 14th, 2011|General, Prevention|

For decades, removing lead (Pb) from the environment has been a public health priority because residual contamination from decades of using products containing harmful lead continued to cause health problems.  Fortunately, the public health interventions (removing Pb from gas, paint, and cans) worked and today 99.9% of Arizona kids have blood lead levels below the standard.  As [...]

How Come High School Looks so Hard Today?

By | July 19th, 2011|General|

If you're like me, and your high school teen asks for help with math, you probably said to yourself or them “what the heck is that? I can’t help you- you’ll have to read the chapter”.  The math work might seem harder today partly because today’s teens weren’t lead poisoned like my generation was (people in their late 40’s and [...]