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Even Small Amounts of Lead Harmful to Kids

Posted on Sep 30, 2009 in Health & Wellness

By Steven Reinberg, HealthDay Reporter – Thu Sep 17, 8:49 PM PDT – THURSDAY, Sept. 17 (HealthDay News) — Children with blood lead levels well below those considered safe are still at risk for problems with intellectual and emotional development, British researchers report.Currently, the maximum safe blood level of lead is 10 micrograms per deciliter (10 mcg/dl), which was set by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 1991. However, even this level appears to be too high, experts say. “This study confirms what we have been seeing in recent studies, that...

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