Category Archives: Lead Poisoning – Flint Michigan

1-27-16- Dr. Hildy® – LEGIONELLA Bacteria: The Cause of Legionellosis, Legionnaires’ Disease and Pontiac Fever

LEGIONELLA Bacteria: The Cause of Legionellosis,
Legionnaires’ Disease and Pontiac Fever

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Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 1:00-3:00PM Pacific
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This week on One Cell One Light Radio, returning guest Veronica Hendricks joins Dr. Hildy in the next in a series of discussions relating to the man-made disasters currently ongoing in our nation.

Our attention next turns to the potential danger of Legionnaires’ disease. Also known as legionellosis or Legion fever, Legionnaires’ disease is a form of atypical pneumonia caused by any type of Legionella bacteria. Legionnaires has a wide variety of symptoms: almost all with Legionnaires’ disease experience fever, while approximately half have cough with sputum, and 1/3 cough up blood or bloody sputum. Other symptoms include muscle aches, headache, tiredness, loss of appetite, loss of coordination, chest pain, or diarrhea and vomiting. Up to half of those with Legionnaires have gastrointestinal symptoms, and almost half have neurological symptoms, including confusion and impaired cognition.

Exposure to the Legionella bacteria is of great concern in stagnant water. At low levels of contamination, the chance of getting Legionnaires’ disease from a water source is very slight. The problem arises when high concentrations of the organism grow in water systems. Water heaters, cooling towers, and warm, stagnant water can provide ideal conditions for the growth of the organism.

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1-20-16 – Dr. Hildy® and Dr. Ernest P. Chiodo – LEAD IN OUR WATERS, AIR, SOIL and FOOD

1-20-16 – Dr. Hildy® and Guests Dr. Ernest P. Chiodo,
Veronica Hendricks

‘LEAD IN OUR WATERS, AIR, SOIL and FOOD’

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Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 1:00-3:00PM Pacific
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FLINT MICHIGAN WATERAs with the Porter Ranch gas leak, there is currently another point of toxic concern in the US that is receiving a lot of press. Tap water in Flint, Michigan has been discovered to have toxic levels of lead, due to the city switching water supplies two years ago. The situation has become so dire that President Obama has declared a state of emergency in the area. But lead toxicity is nothing new to the US. In the not-too-distant past, leaded gasoline was a dangerous source of lead. In 1968 alone, 500 million pounds of this metal were released into the atmosphere from gasoline pumps and other sources. Once federal guidelines were established in the 1970’s, lead levels began to fall – by an astronomical 78% during the period from 1976 to 1991.

This week on One Cell One Light Radio, Dr. Hildy welcomes returning guest, Dr. Ernest P. Chiodo, to discuss the dangers of lead poisoning, and how to detect it.  Our oft-times guest, Film Producer Veronica Hendricks will also join in.

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