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Flint pediatrician: Out of water crisis, opportunity

Dec 14, 2015
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  Last week I wrote about concerns facing kids living in the city of Flint. The biggest concern as of late revolves around negative health impacts due to the water crisis. The fear is that the behavioral and health consequences will put already disadvantaged children in an even tougher position to get ahead.

Do kids living in Flint stand a chance?

Dec 4, 2015
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This week I saw two very different sides of the city of Flint.

On Tuesday, Genesee County community members gathered for a Michigan Radio sponsored community forum event to talk about the Flint water crisis. Most of them were concerned, angry, or a combination of the two.

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This post has been updated.

5 things to remember when talking about Flint's water crisis

Oct 2, 2015
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The city of Flint has seen better days. Not only did the county just declare a public health emergency due to toxic drinking water in some homes, Flint was named the third most dangerous city in the U.S. earlier this week. 

If you haven’t been paying attention to what’s happening in Flint, you should be. Here are some things to keep in mind when you do: