From PBS NewsHour: Healing Flint

Flint fights lead poisoning with farmers markets and cooking classes

After a public health crisis in Flint, Michigan, triggered by high levels of lead in the drinking water, a number of programs are working to encourage good nutrition for children in order to prevent recurring effects of the neurotoxin on growing bodies. John Yang reports.

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More of One Detroit’s Flint coverage:

The Door Flint Opened: America’s Drinking Water Crisis

The Door Flint Opened: America’s Drinking Water Crisis

Tomorrow at 9 pm, you’ll see the latest Great Lakes Now special half-hour program, “The Door Flint Opened.” Great Lakes Now Bureau Chief, Mary Ellen Geist, reports on how the Flint water crisis is forcing other communities to examine their own drinking water issues.

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