April 17, 2013

Keeping Children and Families Living Free from Lead Contamination

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Parents and grandparents worry about their children.  It’s inevitable: they wonder if they’re safe on their way to work and school, and ensure they have nourishing food and shelter. But we don’t often think about the dangers lurking on the walls, windows and floors of our homes.   Contamination from lead based paint, and particularly lead […]

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February 5, 2013

Improving the safety of your home

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A home has a unique and vital place in our everyday lives. It is generally where we spend more time than anywhere else, where our children live and play, where friends and family gather to celebrate, and where we seek refuge and safety. But it is also estimated that over 30 million U.S. homes have […]

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October 25, 2012

Weekly Online Resources Round-up

HUDdlers, it’s time for the weekly online resources round-up. This week is National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week and the resources we have rounded up will help keep your families and your homes lead-free! This year’s National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week theme, “Lead-Free Kids for a Healthy Future,” highlights the importance of educating parents and children […]

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October 23, 2012

20th Anniversary of Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992 – Title X

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Title X is an important piece of modern history, however many are unaware of the breadth of its significance.  Title X has nothing to do with mutant superheroes, Cartesian coordinate planes, or world-famous, televised music competitions. It is considerably more important than these other X-associations because it has everything to do with your health and […]

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October 19, 2012

HUD Celebrates Children’s Health Month

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October is a time for fallen leaves, cool weather, apple cider, and trick or treating, but did you know that October is also Children’s Health Month?  It all started in 1928 when the President of the United States proclaimed the first Monday in October as National Child Health Day.  In 1992, the American Academy of […]

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