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As California’s Toxic Salton Sea Shrinks, It’s Raising Health Alarms for the Surrounding Community

Damien Lopez, age 4, has symptoms that many people who live near Southern California’s Salton Sea also have.

“His cough gets very wheezy. I try to control him,” his mother Michelle Lopez said.

“Control” often means visiting pediatric nurse Christina Galindo at Pioneers Memorial Hospital.