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Case Studies in Environmental Medicine (CSEM) : Lead Toxicity

Children of all races and ethnic origins are at risk of lead toxicity throughout the U.S.

Lead may cause irreversible neurological damage as well as renal disease, cardiovascular effects, and reproductive toxicity.

Blood lead levels once considered safe are now considered hazardous, with no known threshold.

Lead poisoning is a wholly preventable disease.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-02-23 15:48:45
Description Children of all races and ethnic origins are at risk of lead toxicity throughout the U.S.

Lead may cause irreversible neurological damage as well as renal disease, cardiovascular effects, and reproductive toxicity.

Blood lead levels once considered safe are now considered hazardous, with no known threshold.

Lead poisoning is a wholly preventable disease.
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Source Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
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Date Of Record Creation 2009-02-23 15:46:02
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Date Last Modified 2010-03-27 17:42:54
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-02-23 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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