Monday on Lake Effect: Lead Poisoning Crisis, Understanding Alzheimer's, Yerkes Observatory

Mar 11, 2018

Monday on Lake Effect:

The Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers is redoubling its education efforts in the midst of a lead poisoning crisis. Later, why researchers now believe that there’s more to developing Alzheimer’s than simply aging or bad genes. A look at why the University of Chicago will be ceasing operations at the Wisconsin-based Yerkes Observatory and the glowing reviews continue for Milwaukee's Riverwalk after more than two decades.


  • Carmen Reinmund and Kevin Engstrom, Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers
  • Dr. Lisa Mosconi, associate director, Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill-Cornell Medical College
  • Feature on Yerkes Observatory
  • Kevin Mueller, writer