Childhood lead poisoning remains a widespread problem in America – In more than 3,800 neighborhoods throughout the US, children have blood lead levels more than double those found in Flint

In 2015, the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, exposed anew the problem of excess blood lead levels in children. Now a new investigation has identified over 3,800 neighborhoods around the US whose children have blood lead levels twice as high as the levels in Flint.

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Robert Zinn, M.D., Ph.D. is a medical doctor, physician, and web entrepreneur, who, for over 15 years was employed by academic and research institutions and focused his clinical practices on very specialized patient populations, such as those with rare genetic diseases or rare cancers. He shares his knowledge through his website,

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