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Persistent Poison: A Solution Within Reach

By Angela Johnston & Marissa Ortega-Welch, KALW/Crosscurrents

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?

In her job as a public health nurse, Diep Tran deals with the worst cases of lead poisoning in Alameda county. She has a lot of hard days, but today is a good day.

Read the complete story at KALW/Crosscurrents.