In December, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) made this startling announcement: poisoning is now the leading cause of injury deaths in the United States, surpassing even automobile accidents. The primary reason,
The chemical symbol for lead is Pb, from the Latin word “plumbum” which refers to a malleable metal. And lead is that – soft, malleable, wonderfully conformable, metal of a hundred uses. Its presence –
BOSTON, Mass – October 1, 2010 – Boston firefighters evacuated a high-rise apartment building this morning after high levels of carbon monoxide seeped into the building from a basement boiler that was being taken apart.