In this episode of the Allegheny Front, we explore how lead exposure may be impacting our DNA and check out new research that shows hearing the sounds of nature is good for our health.
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Stories in this episode
- In a Noisy World, Our Brains Still Need the Sounds of Nature- Next time you’re outside, turn off your car, stop talking and listen. What you hear might just be good for you.
- Study Shows Lead Exposure May Impact Several Generations- Scientists have known for a long time that even low levels of lead can cause neurological problems in children. But a new study shows those impacts may be felt for generations.
- Lead-Tainted Water Has a Long History in the U.S.- Back in the early 20th century, lead was considered the "Cadillac" of materials when it came to water pipes. And many cities are still dealing with the harmful impacts of lead's legacy.
- In an Ohio Town, Officials Waited Months to Disclose Dangerous Lead Levels- Residents of Sebring, Ohio recently learned that officials failed to notify them of dangerous levels of lead in their water supply.