Lead Poisoning Causes President Obama to Declare State of Emergency

Often ignored and undiagnosed, lead poisoning is now receiving national attention due to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. 

Most critical and dangerous for young children, the effects of lead poisoning are often permanent and life-changing. The current state of emergency declared in Flint, Michigan, has been credited to a mother of four who recognized physical changes in her children just from bathing in their water. 

The dangerous toxic levels from lead have often gone unnoticed. However, Lipson O'Shea has remained dedicated for years to families who have faced this awful and irreversible danger.