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Latest Lead poisoning Stories

2012-03-02 13:35:48

An initiative in St. Louis targeted the homes of pregnant women to receive inspection and remediation of lead hazards before the birth of a child.

California Condor Still Threatened By Human Activities
2012-01-21 04:55:25

A recently released scientific paper authored by San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research scientists shows the leading causes of death of the endangered California condor in the wild are human influenced, with lead poisoning being the primary factor in juvenile and adult birds.

2011-08-15 13:59:49

Documenting the hazards of lead battery manufacturing and recycling operations in emerging markets, a study in the September issue of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene reports that children living near these facilities in developing countries had approximately 13 times more lead in their blood than American children.

2011-06-28 13:00:00

NEW YORK, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ad Council, in partnership with the Coalition to End Childhood Lead Poisoning, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and U.S.


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