Tag Archives: Lead

A better informed society can prevent lead poisoning disasters

Six years after it began, the Flint, Michigan, water crisis remains among the highest-profile emergencies in the United States. Extensive iron and lead corrosion of the water distribution system in Flint, coupled with lead release, created “red water” complaints, rapid loss of chlorine disinfectant and an outbreak of Legionnaires Disease that killed 12 people. State… Read More »

Beneficiaries’ lack of Medicare knowledge could lead to dissatisfaction in plans

More than two-thirds of Medicare beneficiaries find their insurance confusing and difficult to understand, according to a recent survey by MedicareAdvantage.com, which also revealed that many don’t grasp basic insurance terminology. The study sample included 1,000 respondents enrolled in Medicare and took place over August 17 to 19. Participants were quizzed about topics ranging from… Read More »

HomeGrid Forum welcomes UVAX as they lead G.hn innovation for the future of energy efficient Smart Cities and Smart Grids

Technology leader UVAX will cement HomeGrid Forum’s expansion into new areas Beaverton, US, 29 June 2020: HomeGrid Forum welcomes global technology solutions provider UVAX as an Adopter member to support the growth and deployment of Smart Cities and Smart Grids. UVAX considers today’s public lighting to be an expensive and underutilized infrastructure, which represents an… Read More »

Can anxiety lead to dementia

August 15, 5 translation missing: en. The digital age, particularly the advent of the internet, has revolutionized our very way of life. It has made access to news and politics instantaneous. It has also allowed us to socialize and entertain ourselves in numerous ways and at all times. Many would claim we are better off… Read More »