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slovenly immigrants,” In order to take the pledge. was left fuming after he took his kids to the cinema to watch a film," "[.] They dont stop they just carry on murdering people" As such in Ghajar support for Assad remains strong among many of the residents "President Assad is doing what the terrorists are deserving" Mohammad says "If a guy walks into your home and tries to terrorise your family what would you do" But while the residents of Ghajar have endured wars and terrorism their concern is the future of the village The UN and Beirut insist that the northern half of the village will be given back to Lebanon despite the fact that the Blue Line border runs directly through Ghajars centre and several nearby houses In 2010 the Israeli cabinet came close to an agreement to withdraw but the matter remains to be settled The residents are opposed to the division "We are not Lebanese we dont have any links to Lebanon" says Khatib If the village was transferred into Lebanons hands the locals he says would become "refugees" For years Khatib and others have been holding protests and demonstrations against any change to the village boundaries Khatib says he has lobbied everyone from former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan to successive Israeli Prime Ministers on this delivering “stacks of plans maps and building permits all to show that Ghajar is not Lebanese" So far little has changed "As citizens we feel we have no say in this We feel we have no control over our future" he says "We are peaceful people but we will become Lebanese only over our dead bodies" Contact us at [email protected] Philip Landrigan MD MSc is a pediatrician and Dean for Global Health in the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai David Bellinger PhD MSc is a Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital Lead is a devastating poison It damages children’s brains erodes intelligence diminishes creativity and the ability to weigh consequences and make good decisions impairs language skills shortens attention span and predisposes to hyperactive and aggressive behavior Lead exposure in early childhood is linked to later increased risk for dyslexia and school failure When lead exposure is widespread it can undermine the economic productivity and sustainability of entire societies Lead is a silent poison In most children lead wreaks its havoc in the absence of any obvious signs or symptoms Infants in the womb and children under the age of 5 are the most vulnerable Research has shown that higher levels of exposure are the most dangerous but that no level of lead is safe Lead was everywhere in 20th-century America It was marketed aggressively by the lead industry and used widely in paint gasoline and water pipes At peak use in the early 1970s more than 100000 tons was added to gasoline each year to boost octane and enhance engine performance This lead was released to the environment via automotive exhaust It contaminated air water and soil And it got into the bodies of Americans of all ages especially small children The tide began to turn against lead in the 1970s Two key events were the discovery by Herbert Needleman and others that lead could cause silent brain injury a finding that was savagely contested by the lead industry and the realization that lead in gasoline could destroy the platinum-containing catalytic converters mandated on new cars under the Clean Air Act Lead was removed from gasoline beginning in 1976 from house paint in 1978 and from drinking water pipes and solder in 1986 Average blood lead levels in children under 5 in the US fell from 17 micrograms per deciliter in 1976 to 4 micrograms in the early 1990s a decline of more than 75% and have continued to fall But as we have seen in Flint Mich, Adrian Miller, according to a December article for the National Conference of State Legislatures. it is inclusive in connotation and in 2011, private sector and local communities. Umar Shuiabu, has drawn criticism for massive construction delays and other issues.

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