Maryland Governor Larry Hogan recently issued a statewide proclamation requiring all children…ages one and two…to be tested for lead paint poisoning. But for one local family, that order can just a little too late.
It’s one of those dangers that often goes unnoticed: lead exposure from chipping or peeling paint in older homes. And it’s gone on for generations. But the push is on by the state and activists to get the lead…out.
Exposure to lead can be deadly. Use of lead paint was common until it was outlawed in 1978. In the years following there have been many lawsuits and many settlements and plenty of people trying to take advantage of those circumstances.
Cancer Jam Live presents it’s fourth annual concert at the Howard County Fairground filled of music and memories to provide proceeds to co-sponsors Wellness House of Annapolis and St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Montgomery County groundbreaking ceremony becomes a realization of a Public Private Partnership to produce the new Progress Place facility on Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring.
Businesses, such as, Jimmy’s Restaurant and the Baltimore Running Festival show BMORE Pride after feeling the strain on tourism after the unrest in the spring in the aftermath of the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody.
With recent surveys showing the organic food market continuing to grow, the recent Natural Products Expo in Baltimore brought together vendors from 21 countries ready to do their part to turn more consumers–and businesses–green.