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The Sad Truth about Lead Poisoning. Part 2

Posted by Lloyd on April 16, 2012
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Although lead testing of children is not mandatory in most areas, parents should insist on yearly lead testing (a simple and inexpensive blood test) for children under age 7. Schools should require this test for kindergarten admission at the very least although the damage may already have been irrevocably done by that time. Continue reading…

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The Sad Truth about Lead Poisoning. Part 1

Posted by Lloyd on April 16, 2012
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* approximately 2 million children in the United States suffer from lead poisoning
* lead poisoning is the number one environmental disease of children
* lead poisoning is l00% preventable and if detected early on can be treated Continue reading…

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