Ongoing Water Quality Issues In Wisconsin, Be Kind To Yourself

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Recent testing shows that some children in Milwaukee daycare centers and schools have been exposed to higher levels of lead than are considered safe. We get the details, and put this episode in the context of ongoing water quality concerns around the state. And we learn why being kind to ourselves is critical for good physical and mental health.

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Episode Credits

  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Marika Suval Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Dee Hall Guest
  • Mark Leary Guest

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