WERU News Report 8/12/15

Producer/Host: Amy Browne

Segment 1: While people were busy worrying about mercury in vaccines, did they forget about a serious danger potentially lurking in their homes? We talk with Naomi Schalit of Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting about her latest investigative series which takes an in-depth look at the problem of lead poisoning in Maine. FMI: www.pinetreewatchdog.org

Segment 2: Matt Murphy interviews a local Alzheimer’s care provider about a cutting edge new therapy – and how YOU can help.

Segment 3: Some of the speakers at a commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima & Nagasaki that was held in Bangor on Thursday. FMI: peacectr.org