Healthcare Triage: Flint, Water, and the Dangers of Lead

Eyes have been focused on Flint, Mich., where government failures have resulted in elevated lead levels in the city’s drinking water. But the effects on Flint’s residents, particularly its children, may not show up until long after the cameras have left town. That’s the topic of this week’s Healthcare Triage.

This was adapted from a piece I wrote for the Upshot. Links to references and further readings can be found there.


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