Lead poisoning hits new Mainers hard

Published by: NMPHI

New Mainers Public Health Initiative (NMPHI) is a nonprofit community-based organization that strives to engage, empower, inform, advocate and educate New Mainer residents on public health subject matters.

April 5, 2017

April 5, 2017
From the Lewiston Sun-Journal

LEWISTON, Maine–The New Mainers Public Health Initiative, a Lewiston nonprofit created in 2014 to help immigrants and refugees with health issues, has encountered child after child damaged by lead poisoning. No firm numbers are available, but officials with the group feel the problem is pervasive…

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