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Lead Exposure

Lynne Peeples

The Poison Risk You Might Not Be Aware Of

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 09.28.2013 | Green

In a letter to a friend dated July 31, 1786, Benjamin Franklin wrote of lead's "mischievous" effects on workers. He cited his own encounters with the ...

Lead Exposure On The Rise Despite Decline In Poisoning Cases

| Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living

By Mark Fischetti (Click here for the original article) BOSTON--Exposure to lead--so toxic--is a problem of the past, right? Wrong. Since the U....

More Kids at Risk for Lead Poisoning

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 07.22.2012 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

After the CDC lowered the threshold at which a child is at risk for lead poisoning by half last week, the number of children under 6 who are now considered at risk jumped from 77,000 to 442,000.