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Lead is a naturally occurring metal that has been used extensively throughout history. Its usage is traced right back to ancient history. High exposure to lead, particularly in young children, is associated with health complications. Lead poisoning is not a new phenomenon. Reports of lead poisoning from water pipes and wine containers date back to Roman times.
Neurotoxic heavy metal can slow the progression of Lou Gehrig's disease

Neurotoxic heavy metal can slow the progression of Lou Gehrig's disease

Study finds oral dimercaptosuccinic acid effective in treating children with autism

Study finds oral dimercaptosuccinic acid effective in treating children with autism

Half of American children including 90% black children will use food stamps, says study

Half of American children including 90% black children will use food stamps, says study

Tips to protect children from lead poisoning

Tips to protect children from lead poisoning

Lead exposure in early childhood can impact test scores

Lead exposure in early childhood can impact test scores

Study detects hazardous chemicals in health care professionals

Study detects hazardous chemicals in health care professionals

Make healthy housing a priority: NCHH

Make healthy housing a priority: NCHH

NIEHS director to discuss health concerns with citizens

NIEHS director to discuss health concerns with citizens

Bi-directional health information exchange to deal with disease outbreaks

Bi-directional health information exchange to deal with disease outbreaks

FDA: Earlier methods likely underestimated lead levels in lipsticks

FDA: Earlier methods likely underestimated lead levels in lipsticks

Many countries still selling consumer paints with dangerous levels of lead

Many countries still selling consumer paints with dangerous levels of lead

Alarm over high lead contamination of Esperance sea food

Alarm over high lead contamination of Esperance sea food

Antioxidants reduce the toxic effects of lead

Antioxidants reduce the toxic effects of lead

The latest food scare and it's not from China!

The latest food scare and it's not from China!

Lead exposure hinders brain's ability to recover from injury

Lead exposure hinders brain's ability to recover from injury

Canadian's warned again about dodgy goods from China

Canadian's warned again about dodgy goods from China

Toy recall fuels concern over lead poisoning in children

Toy recall fuels concern over lead poisoning in children

New tool for use in addressing lead poisoning

New tool for use in addressing lead poisoning

Lead poisoning in New York City at lowest level in more than a decade

Lead poisoning in New York City at lowest level in more than a decade

LeadCheck Swabs not reliable

LeadCheck Swabs not reliable