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Lead Poisoning and ADHD

Lead is a known neurotoxin, and the health effects from exposure are well documented. However, it has been theorized for some time that it may also be a causal link to ADHD, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, in children. A new study out of OHSU has just proven this link, showing that lead exposure can exacerbate a child’s inherited ADHD risk. Preventing lead exposure is key to limiting

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Northwest Natural Volunteer Day

On Thursday, 13 volunteers from NW Natural joined CEP for a volunteer day. We got to work in two homes and completed the work in record time, installing 15 windows. Thanks to all the returning volunteers for making it so speedy! Our client for the day, Etienne and Claire Lamme, had this to say: My husband Etienne and I are very grateful to the

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Navigant Volunteer Day

On Saturday, Dec 12, employees and friends from Navigant braved the torrential downpour and joined CEP to weatherize a home. The five of them worked hard to install 11 window weatherization kits in the home of a person with disabilities. That’s some good work! This was Navigant’s fourth year volunteering with CEP. We’ll see you next year!