Mapping Lead Pipes; Racial Gap in Cervical Cancer; Heroin Epidemic Funding
Water systems in Ohio must now map and identify locations of any lead piping in service areas and make that information public by March of this year. We'll see how the new state law is working.
The war on cancer is gaining ground in some areas, but there's alarming news for minority women when it comes to cervical cancer.
And if money will help in the fight against heroin and the opioid crisis, we're in luck. There's strong support coming to Cuyahoga County.
Additional Links & Resources:
The ideastream Be Well team combined radio & television efforts to produce two lead reporting specials.
Read extensive reporting on lead contamination with The Plain Dealer's Toxic Neglect coverage
Learn more about the recent study on the racial disparity in cervical cancer mortality rates
Rachel Dissell, Reporter, The Plain Dealer
Kristine Zanotti, MD, Gynecologic Oncology - University Hospitals
Matt Carroll, Office of the County Executive