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2009-03-02 14:19:28

New government research shows that far fewer kids have high lead levels than 20 years ago, a testament to aggressive efforts to get lead out of paint, water and soil.

2009-02-17 09:19:00

D.C. UTILITY FACES $200 MILLION LEAD CONTAMINATION SUIT Father of Twins Seeks Medical Monitoring and Care, Fund for Medical Expenses And Educational Services for Poisoned Sons & Other Affected District Children WASHINGTON, Feb.

2009-01-12 22:39:11

A buildup of lead from earlier exposure may be enough to result in greater cognitive problems after age 55, U.S.

2009-01-12 11:56:54

Both the developing brain and the aging brain can suffer from lead exposure. For older people, a buildup of lead from earlier exposure may be enough to result in greater cognitive problems after age 55, according to a follow-up study of adults exposed to lead at work.

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2008-11-06 12:20:00

Pregnant women and young children in North Dakota are being advised to avoid eating meat from wild game killed with lead bullets, health officials said.

2008-10-03 21:00:11

By Matthew Spina The top lawyer for Erie County Executive Chris Collins wants county agencies to start destroying older records, including the inspection reports that still help families sue landlords when children are poisoned by lead-based paint. County Attorney Cheryl A.

2008-09-28 12:00:13

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE By Marilynn Marchione The Associated Press The largest alternative medicine study the government has ever launched has stopped enrolling people while officials investigate whether participants were fully informed of the risks and are being adequately protected.

2008-09-26 21:00:10

By Marilynn Marchione The largest alternative-medicine study the government has ever launched has stopped enrolling people while officials investigate whether participants were fully informed of the risks and are being protected.

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2008-09-26 17:00:00

Government officials have stopped enrolling people in the largest alternative medicine study ever attempted as they investigate whether participants were fully informed of the risks and are being adequately protected.


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