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Lead Poisoning Children

Lynne Peeples

What Middle-Class Parents Don't Know About Lead Could Hurt Their Kids

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.15.2013 | Green

Erin Pavlica's family pediatrician had never recommended a blood lead test for any of her three children. And when she came in with her daughter Quinn...

Lynne Peeples

Lead Poisoning Threshold Lowered By CDC, Five Times More Children Now Considered At Risk

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.16.2012 | Green

The number of children considered at risk of lead poisoning jumped by more than five-fold on Wednesday, as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Pr...

Frightening New Lead Poisoning Statistics From The CDC

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 05.16.2012 | Parents

ATLANTA -- For the first time in 20 years, U.S. health officials have lowered the threshold for lead poisoning in young children. The new standard an...