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Marissa Ortega-Welch

The lead-poisoning data gap

This is the third story in our four-part series “Persistent Poison: Lead’s Toxic Legacy in the Bay Area,” an in-depth look at childhood lead poisoning in the Bay Area. The numbers show the lead poisoning problem in the Bay Area is bad — but is what we know just the tip of the iceberg?

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"DRUG$" links exorbitant medication prices with corporate greed

On this edition of Your Call, we discuss the new documentary DRUG$.

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This is part of our series  “Persistent Poison: Lead’s Toxic Legacy in the Bay Area,” an in-depth look at childhood lead poisoning in the region.

Marissa Ortega-Welch

 

This is the third story in our four-part series  “Persistent Poison: Lead’s Toxic Legacy in the Bay Area,” an in-depth look at childhood lead poisoning in the Bay Area.

The numbers show the lead poisoning problem in the Bay Area is bad — but is what we know just the tip of the iceberg?

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This is part of our series  “Persistent Poison: Lead’s Toxic Legacy in the Bay Area,” an in-depth look at childhood lead poisoning in the region.

Angela Johnston

 

This is the last story in our four-part series “Persistent Poison: Lead’s Toxic Legacy in the Bay Area.”  

In Alameda County, which has some of the highest lead levels in the country, an energetic public health nurse helps families after their child has been lead poisoned. But her work is a stopgap solution. What’s the answer to preventing leading poisoning before it starts?

Philosophy Talk: Foreign Aid – or Injury?

3 hours ago

What's the right way for developed nations to fight global poverty?


Historian Jane Sherron de Hart discusses how Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg became a trailblazer for gender equality and what shaped her passion for justice and jurisprudence.


  On this edition of Your Call, we discuss the new documentary DRUG$.

Sights & Sounds: Rex Navarette

8 hours ago
Courtesy of Rex Navarette

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Stand-up comedian Rex Navarette told KALW’s Jeneé Darden about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this weekend.

Almanac - Thursday 12/13/18

10 hours ago

Today is Thursday, the 13th of December of 2018.  It is the 347th day of the year.

There are 18 days remaining until the end of the year.  8 days until Winter Solstice

691 days until presidential elections on Tuesday November 3, 2020

Special guest is tax specialist David Hellman.  

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