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Case Studies in Environmental Medicine: Lead Toxicity [PDF]
Abstract: Contains information on who's at risk for lead poisoning, exposure pathways, biologic fate, physiologic effects, treatment and management of, and the standards and regulations associated with lead.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
URL: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/HEC/CSEM/lead/docs/lead.pdf

Childhood Lead Poisoning
Abstract: Lists how children get lead poisoning, health effects associated with it, and how it can be prevented.
Source: Illinois Department of Public Health
URL: http://www.idph.state.il.us/public/hb/hblead.htm

Drug Treatment of Lead-Exposed Children Does Not Improve Psychological Test Scores
Abstract: Discusses how lead-lowering drug succimer does not reverse IQ-damage caused by lead exposure.
Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
URL: http://www.nih.gov/news/pr/may2001/niehs-09.htm

Health Effects Caused by Lead Exposure
Abstract: Lists how lead gets into the body, health effects of lead exposure, and medical treatment for lead poisoning.
Source: United States Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration
URL: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/research/infrastructure
/structures/98179/health.cfm

Lead Exposure in Children Affects Brain and Behavior [PDF]
Abstract: Discusses how children can be exposed to lead, health effects associated with exposure, and how exposure can prevented.
Source: American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
URL: http://www.aacap.org/galleries/FactsForFamilies/45_lead_expo
sure_in_children_affects_brain_and_behavior.pdf

Lead in Construction
Abstract: Lists information on health effects of lead, rights in the workforce associated with lead, and ways to protect yourself from lead exposure.
Source: Massachusetts Departments of Labor and Workforce Development
URL: http://www.mass.gov/lwd/labor-standards/occupational-lead-po
isoning-registry/lead-in-construction.html

Lead Poisoning Resource Center
Abstract: Contains information on the danger of lead poisoning, lead laws, history of lead, sources of lead exposure, and medical effects of lead poisoning.
Source: Motley Rice, Lead Poisoning Lawyer
URL: http://www.motleyrice.com/environmental/lead-poisoning

Preventing Lead Poisoning in Young Children
Abstract: Contains detailed information on health effects of lead, sources and pathways of lead, the role of health care providers and public agencies, and ways to manage lead hazards.
Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control
URL: http://wonder.cdc.gov/wonder/prevguid/p0000029/p0000029.asp

ToxFAQs for Lead
Abstract: Lists how lead cycles through the environment, how humans are exposed to lead and the health effects it causes, and how lead poisoning has been reduced and what can still be done to reduce exposure.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
URL: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/tfacts13.html

 


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