News tagged with lead exposure

Evidence lacking to support 'lead diet'

For years, parents of children with high blood lead concentrations have been advised by health experts to provide their kids foods rich in iron, calcium and vitamin C.

Mar 07, 2017
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No amount of lead is safe for kids

(HealthDay)—No amount of lead exposure is safe for children, and stricter regulations are needed to protect youngsters from this serious health threat, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says.

Jun 20, 2016
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Kids face higher lead exposure playing in urban gardens

Cornell and New York state scientists estimate that some gardeners who toil in urban gardens and children who play in them could be exposed to lead levels that exceed U.S Food and Drug Administration thresholds. Their new ...

Apr 08, 2016
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