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Exposing abuse and neglect in a chain of brain injury rehab centers

March 5, 2016

Tags: abuse, brain injury rehab centers

A Mountain of Misconduct (Reveal, Nov. 7, 2015 ) Listen to this fascinating and shocking public radio series. "New Hampshire Public Radio reporter Jack Rodolico spent a year uncovering allegations of patient abuse and fraudulent billing practices at Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center – like charging Medicaid for changing channels on a TV. (more…)

The Lead Wars and the Fate of Children

March 4, 2016

Tags: Lead poisoning, NPR, Terry Gross

"Flint, Mich., isn't the only American city with a lead problem. Though the health crisis in Flint has highlighted the use of lead in water pipes, author David Rosner tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross that lead, which is a neurotoxin, can be found throughout the U.S. on walls, in soil and in (more…)