Dangerous dust: Silica exposure haunts former workers in an iconic Georgia industry
Ed Scarborough worked as a sandblaster in the granite industry for 20 years, until his health gave out. He says he knew that getting into such a line of work was risky, but in Elberton, “there really isn’t much else.” He was born and raised in Elberton, a historic... Read more
Testing for lead in school water often rates a failing grade
PART  SIX OF SPECIAL REPORT By Andy Miller and Erica Hensley Andy Miller is editor and CEO of Georgia Health News, and Erica Hensley is a freelance health care journalist based in Athens. This investigation was done in collaboration with WebMD, and was supported by a grant from The... Read more

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