Blood lead level

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Childhood lead poisoning remains a widespread problem in America


In 2015, the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, exposed anew the problem of excess blood lead levels in children. Now a new investigation has identified over 3,800 neighborhoods around the US whose children have blood lead levels twice as high as the levels in Flint.

Flint water protest

The water crisis in Flint is ‘an entirely preventable man-made disaster’


Scientists urge CDC to revise lead exposure level deemed safe in children

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Lead in water underreported

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