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A recent study led by Pat McLaine at the University Of Maryland School Of Nursing revealed that even lower blood lead levels than previously believed could impact a child’s ability to learn. In 2012, the blood lead threshold for defining lead poisoning was lowered to just 5 micrograms of lead per deciliter by the Centers
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The San Francisco Chronicle reports that for the first time in 20 years a federal panel with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging the government to lower the threshold for lead poisoning in children. New research convinced members of the panel that children may be harmed from lead levels in
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