Lead Poisoning a Huge Problem in Buffalo, According to Cameron

Updated February 29, 2016

As a city with thousands of older homes, Buffalo has a serious lead problem, according to Melinda S. Cameron, MD, clinical assistant professor of pediatrics. She says if there is no political will to do something about lead now, there is a long-term cost in caring for those damaged by the heavy metal, which causes adverse health effects or brain damage.