Lead’s damage can last a lifetime, or longer

Tainted water for kids in Flint could mean problems in adulthood

baby in Flint, Mich.

TOXIC WATER A mom in Flint, Mich., uses bottled water to bathe her three-week-old baby. Scientists have linked high levels of lead in the tap water there to elevated blood lead levels in children.

Todd McInturf/The Detroit News via AP

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