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Thirteen-year-old Stephanie Cota pulled up her sleeve and glanced at the needle. "Is it gonna hurt?" she asked. "You'll feel it, but you look like a strong girl," said Yadira Guerra, a licensed vocational nurse. "Just turn the other way." When Cota...
Your home is one of the biggest investments you will ever make. Taking care of it makes sense. It’s smart for you, it’s smart for your family and it’s smart for your investment. Unfortunately, a lot of homeowners think that...
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GLOUCESTER — This eagle is now soaring again. After months of rehab, a male bald eagle, rescued by the Waynesboro-based Wildlife Center of Virginia, was released Friday back into the wild near Beaverdam Park. "We are here bringing your bird...
The Virginian-PilotGLOUCESTER CO. A bald eagle that tested positive for lead poisoning is to be released today. The eagle was admitted to the Wildlife Center of Virginia on Easter Sunday, March 31. In addition to lead poisoning, the bird also was dehydrated, had fluid...
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Seattle TimesState health and safety officials have fined a construction firm for exposing workers to toxic lead during remodeling of a shooting range at Wade's Eastside Gun Shop in Bellevue. The Department of Labor and Industries has fined S. D. Deacon Corp. of...
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Seattle TimesThe state Department of Labor and Industries has cited a Bellevue firing range for 17 violations of health and safety rules in the wake of a lead-salvage and construction project that exposed dozens of workers to high levels of toxic lead. L&I fined...
The BladeFifteen zip codes in the Toledo area are designated as high-risk areas for exposure to children of lead paint, and a local non-profit agency is urging city officials to adopt strategies to help prevent lead poisoning in those areas and throughout the...
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The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo.Nearly 40 children from the Eiler's neighborhood had their blood tested for lead exposure Saturday morning and early results showed a few with a detectable amount of lead. Moussa Diawara, the Colorado State University-Pueblo biologist doing the testing,...
It was a chronic thing: Almost every time Erma Taylor's great-grandson caught a cold, he also ended up having a severe asthma attack. Taylor, a retired nurse, spent many hours at a hospital, helping to hold the toddler for tests and breathing treatments,...
The Wichita EagleAn update on the state-of-the art fish ladder and canoe chute at Wichita's Lincoln Street bridge is scheduled for Thursday's Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission meeting at the Great Plains Nature Center. Discussion and possible vote on a...
Are we at risk for lead poisoning? Do I need to keep my young child away from poinsettias? It is National Poison Prevention Week and CT Poison Control wants to answer your questions. Tonight, there will be a live chat on the Poison Control...
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