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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

Facts About Lead in Paint
Abstract: Lists ways to detect if your house has lead paint, dangers assocaited with it, and temporary and permanent solutions to reduce lead paint exposure.
Source: Vermont Department of Health

Lead Exposure in the Home
Abstract: Discusses lead's impact on children, lead sources in the home, ways to reduce lead exposure risks, and medical screening for lead.
Source: National Network for Child Care

Lead-Safe Home Renovation and Painting
Abstract: Lists health effects of lead poisoning, hazards of renovation, and precautions to take when renovating.
Source: Massachusetts Departments of Labor and Workforce Development

Public Health Statement for Lead
Abstract: Contains an overview of lead, health effects of lead, ways to reduce lead poisoning, and ways lead can enter the environment and the human body.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Safety Information: Lead Poisoning
Abstract: Discusses sources of lead exposure, symptoms of lead poisoning, and preventive measures that can be taken to reduce the risk of lead exposure.
Source: University of California, Davis Health System

Tennessee's Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Abstract: Contains information the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, lead sources, prevention tips, and a lead poisoning fact sheet.
Source: Tennessee Department of Health

Toxicological Profile for Lead
Abstract: Provides detailed information on the chemical and physical properties of lead; health effects of lead; production, import, use, and disposal of lead; human exposure to lead; and lead regulations and advisories.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry


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