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Pittsburgh City Council passes lead safety bill aiming to curb potential lead exposure in children

Pittsburgh City Council on Tuesday adopted a lead safety ordinance that aims to prevent potential lead exposure for city residents, and children in particular.

What We See in the Shameful Trends on U.S. Maternal Health

Compared with its peers, the United States’ trajectory in maternal health has been shameful. Solving this worsening problem requires looking not just at the quality of care a woman receives but the entire environment around her — from her access to health care to the availability of food in her community.