New Coalition Aims To Make Cleveland "Lead Safe"; Electronic Addiction

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A coalition of Cleveland's healthcare, environmental, education and philanthropic organzations have announced an effort to work together to drastically reduce the number of children exposed to toxic lead over the next decade.  The Lead Safe Cleveland Coalition is the latest effort to try to protect Cleveland's children from the impact of lead exposure.     We'll discus the scope and aim of this latest coalition as well as a new study that looks at the long-ranging impact of lead exposure on the city's children. Later, we'll discuss another issue facing children: electronic addiction.

 

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Connecting for Kids Speaker Series
Electronic Addiction: The New Epidemic 
Thursday, January 31, 6:30 pm 
Parma-Snow Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library
Connecting for Kids Registration for Jan. 31 Speakers' Series on Electronic Addiction

Connecting for Kids website

Guests: 

Robert Fischer, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences; Co-Director, The Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Case Western Reserve University
Rachel Dissell, Investigative Reporter, The Plain Dealer  
Brie Zeltner, Health Reporter, The Plain Dealer 
Blaine Griffin, Cleveland City Council, Ward 6 
Jay Berk, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Founder, The Center for Electronic Addiction  
Sarah Rintamaki, Executive Director, Connecting for Kids  
 

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