Oct
31

Sandy's death toll climbs; millions without power

Sandy's death toll climbs; millions without power
Bill Wiltson, Maryland State Police dispatcher. Superstorm NYC Fire. Enlarge The Associated Press A … NEW YORK — Millions of people from Maine to the Carolinas awoke Tuesday without electricity, and an eerily quiet New York City was all but closed …
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Maryland's Mini-Med School provides free education about lead poisoning
Lead is a soft, flexible metal, found in a variety of products, from car batteries and fishing tackle to stained glass, ammunition and imported pottery. Historically, lead was also used in women's make-up; in plumbing pipes; as an additive to gasoline …
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