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The Urgent Need to Change the CDC's Definition of 'Safe' Blood Lead Levels

Jacqueline Caster | Posted 03.13.2012 | Parents
Jacqueline Caster

Recently, a federal advisory committee announced its recommendation that the CDC change its outdated threshold for the diagnosis of "lead poisoning" in children. The standard has not been revisited in two decades, and it's about time.