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Dr. Kim Dietrich: The Children of Flint Were Not 'Poisoned'

by By Hernán Gómez and Kim Dietrich | Jul 24, 2018
Opinion piece co-authored by Kim Dietrich, PhD, professor in the Department of Environmental Health at the UC College of Medicine. Words are toxic, too. Labeling Flint’s children as "poisoned," as many journalists and activists have done since the city’s water was found to be contaminated with lead in 2014, unjustly stigmatizes their generation.

Opinion piece co-authored by Kim Dietrich, PhD, professor in the Department of Environmental Health at the UC College of Medicine.

Words are toxic, too. Labeling Flint’s children as "poisoned," as many journalists and activists have done since the city’s water was found to be contaminated with lead in 2014, unjustly stigmatizes their generation.

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