Skip to main content
You have permission to edit this article.

ABC12 Investigates: Born Into Crisis

  • Updated
  • 0

(02/11/16) - They were born as the water crisis was unfolding in Flint. Babies who were exposed to lead. What that means for their future is still unknown.

A recent research project involving Detroit mothers and babies discovered lead not only impacts a pregnant woman's child...but actually changes the DNA of her grandchildren decades later. Now, doctors at Hurley Children's Hospital are using blood collected as Flint children were born to go back in time and determine what kind of exposure these babies faced during their most vulnerable time.

Watch the video for the full report.

Recommended for you