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Lessons From Flint: Government Agencies Must Legally Prepare for Public Health Crises

New Study from Peter Jacobson

To prepare for and mitigate public health crises, government officials should examine which federal, state and local agencies have legal authority to investigate and counter threats to public health, as well as develop criteria for notifying the public, according to a new Milbank Quarterly study about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Read more

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IN THE NEWS: Lead Could Be Fueling America's High Blood Pressure Epidemic

New Research from Sung Kyun Park

There's one possible reason so many Americans, especially those living in inner cities, have high blood pressure: lead exposure. That's according to new research led by Sung Kyun Park, associate professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health Sciences. Read more