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Health Officials Concerned about Lead Exposure in Saline County

Health officials in Saline County have discovered that 30 children there have elevated levels of lead in their blood. The health department is planning a public information session in Salina later this month. Heartland Health Monitor's Bryan Thompson has details.

Bryan Thompson is a reporter for the KHI News Service and a contributor to Heartland Health Monitor, a reporting collaboration focused on health issues and their impact in Kansas and Missouri. The partners — Kansas Public Radio, KCUR, KMUW, KCPT Public Television and the KHI News Service — strive to bring listeners and readers timely, accurate and comprehensive coverage of health and health-related issues.

Read more about this story here, at the webiste for the KHI News Service in Topeka.


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