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  1. photo 'Considerable <b>lead</b> content' found in cookware commonly used throughout Africa and Asia'Considerable lead content' found in cookware commonly used throughout Africa and AsiaNews
    Hundreds of thousands of people die each year from lead poisoning, and while it is more common in developing countries, it's not restricted to those regions. The World Health Organization (WHORead more
  2. photo <b>Lead</b> <b>poisoning</b> in children costs Michigan $330 million per yearLead poisoning in children costs Michigan $330 million per yearNews
    Lead poisoning is an expensive health, social and economic problem affecting 70 percent of Michigan's children and costing more than $300 million per year.A recently published report titledRead more
  3. photo Pharma company cashed in on Flint water crisis, raised <b>lead</b> <b>poisoning</b> drug prices 2,700 percentPharma company cashed in on Flint water crisis, raised lead poisoning drug prices 2,700 percentNews
    During the Flint city water crisis, as children's brains were being poisoned by lead coming from their tap water, one pharmaceutical company was caught cashing in, in the greediest way. ValeantRead more
  4. photo Ohio reduces allowable <b>lead</b> levels in children's blood by half; 7,600 children expected to have elevated levelsOhio reduces allowable lead levels in children's blood by half; 7,600 children expected to have elevated levelsNews
    Lead poisoning is the greatest environmental threat to children, according to the Ohio Department of Health, which recently announced plans to reduce the safety threshold for lead in children'sRead more
  5. photo <b>Lead</b> is harmful at any dose; push is on to lower <b>lead</b> limits for AmericansLead is harmful at any dose; push is on to lower lead limits for AmericansNews
    to developing children, who are the most prone to lead poisoning."In the 1960s, 60 micrograms of lead per deciliter of blood was considered a dangerous reading for a child. In the 1970s, anything over 30Read more
  6. photo Hundreds of St. Louis children diagnosed with <b>lead</b> <b>poisoning</b> annuallyHundreds of St. Louis children diagnosed with lead poisoning annuallyNews
    There is an epidemic of lead poisoning in the "rust belt" city of St. Louis, where hundreds of children annually are diagnosed with the condition, according to new reports. The St. Louis DepartmentRead more
  7. photo <b>Lead</b> <b>poisoning</b> is still a common hazard in America's schoolsLead poisoning is still a common hazard in America's schoolsNews
    and lead-acid storage batteries for cars.Following concerns over its toxicity, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission , toys and furniture in 1977 in order to reduce children's risk of lead poisoningRead more
  8. photo Spirulina's antioxidant effects help protect against <b>lead</b> acetate-induced damageSpirulina's antioxidant effects help protect against lead acetate-induced damageNews
    the substances just mentioned. It's known as the "sugar of lead" because of its sweetness. So beware of sweet-tasting lipsticks and tap water.The best, perhaps only, way to determine lead poisoning is by bloodRead more
  9. photo This Plant Can Harm A Child In One MinuteThis Plant Can Harm A Child In One MinuteArticle
    these poisonous plants after experiencing a great loss. “I have recently lost my angel of 3 years, who mistakenly swallowed leaf of this poisonous plant, her tongue swelled and lead her to deathRead more
  10. photo Chinese official boldly blames local <b>lead</b> <b>poisoning</b> of children on <b>lead</b> pencils, even though pencils are made with graphiteChinese official boldly blames local lead poisoning of children on lead pencils, even though pencils are made with graphiteNews
    toxic untreated waste into the region's air and water supply, sickening at least 300 children with lead poisoning in the township of Dapu.Elevated levels of lead in the bloodstream can stifle developmentRead more

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Lead poisoning

Disease

Lead poisoning is a condition where there is too much lead in the body. Lead interferes with many processes, and is toxic to many organs and tissues. Treatment of the condition is usually focused on removing the source of lead.More