Coalition To Prevent Lead Poisoning

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week: October 22-28, 2017

As childhood lead poisoning numbers decrease, it’s still a significant concern

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New cases of lead poisoning drop in Monroe County

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What Can Rochester and Toledo Teach Cleveland about Lead Paint?

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Lead Exposure Linked to School Problems and Crime

New evidence shows that childhood lead exposure has substantial adverse effects on school suspension and juvenile detention rates.

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1 in 5 Baby Food Samples Have Lead. Here’s What You Need to Know.

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Blood tests significantly underestimated lead levels, FDA and CDC warn

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Measuring the impact of lead exposure on learning and cognition

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Baby teeth link autism and heavy metals

Baby teeth from children with autism contain more toxic lead and less of the essential nutrients zinc and manganese, compared to teeth from children without autism, according to an innovative study funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health.

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Hundreds more lead hotspots are identified as Trump prepares to gut programs

An ongoing Reuters investigation has found another 449 areas around the U.S. with lead exposure rates double those found in Flint. But cities across the country say pending federal budget cuts could imperil efforts to eradicate the toxic metal.

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A Focus on Health to Resolve Urban Ills

On a crisp morning in the struggling Bay Area city of Richmond, Calif., Doria Robinson prepares a community vegetable garden for an onslaught of teenagers who will arrive that afternoon. Beyond the farm, a Chevron refinery pumps plumes of smoke into the atmosphere. The farm won’t remove the pollution, but Robinson believes it can make the city’s residents healthier in other ways, specifically by showing them that “their actions have an impact.”

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