Second Opinion: Lead Poisoning

Second Opinion: Lead Poisoning

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 8:30pm - 9:00pm

Credit: Nic Minetor

Even small amounts of lead can cause serious health problems—particularly in young children. While the national media focuses on Flint, Michigan, our patient Yvette Reynolds shares her personal story, taking us behind the headlines of what some have called a national epidemic. Second Opinion: Lead Poisoning airs Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 8:30 p.m. on WXXI-TV.

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