[LR] Poisoned, ignored and evicted

August 27, 2019

Reveal’s episode poisoned, ignored and evicted discusses the perils of living with lead. Old paint, old pipes and demolition dust often are sources of toxic lead. It’s a poison known to cause neurological damage in children. For adults, new science shows lead exposure increases the risk of heart disease. Reveal investigates the lurking threat from the dust of urban demolitions to the wilds of Wyoming.