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Author: Richard L. Hembra
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: lead, exposure, issues, address, fully, substances, federal, programs, toxic
Number of Pages: 26
Published: 2008-06-01
ISBN-10: 1437902014
ISBN-13: 9781437902013

Millions of children in the U.S. have enough lead in their blood to cause long-term negative effects on intelligence and behavior. Lead poisoning occurs through exposure to lead in air, dust, dirt, water, food, and certain commercial products, such as paint and car batteries. Exposure to lead can harm every system in the body and is especially dangerous to fetuses and young children. This report reviewed the fed. strategy for reducing lead exposure and eliminating lead poisoning. Three agencies were examined: EPA, HUD, and CDC. It provides info. on: fed. activities to reduce lead exposure; how

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: home, lead, family, protect
Number of Pages: 17
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437940927
ISBN-13: 9781437940923

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Provides important info. on different forms of home protection to protect your family from lead. Suggests testing children for lead levels even though they may seem healthy, performing repeated and ongoing lead checks, and more. Highlights many important facts. Did you know that lead can go into your body just through breathing or swallowing lead dust? Explains the effects of lead and its implications on your health, such as damage to kidneys and the nervous system, learning disabilities in children, and speech and language imped

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: children, poisoning, lead, preventing
Number of Pages: 157
Published: 1991-12
ISBN-10: 0788100769
ISBN-13: 9780788100765

Covers: sources and pathways of lead exposure, role of the pediatric health-care provider, role of state and local public agencies, screening, diagnostic evaluation and medical management of children with high blood levels, management of lead hazards in the environment of the individual child, management of lead hazards in the community, and much more. Graphs and tables.

Author: Per Ponsaing
Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers
Keywords: lead, plastic, fishing, products, based, shot, stabilizers, pigments, selected, sinker, countrieson, possible, development, related, oecd, council, nordic, experiences, issues
Number of Pages: 27
Published: 1995
ISBN-10: 9291206857
ISBN-13: 9789291206858

Author: Magda Lovei
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: policy, implications, experience, worldwide, lead, gasoline, phasing
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 1998
ISBN-10: 082134157X
ISBN-13: 9780821341575

World Bank Technical Paper No. 397.Human exposure to lead represents a serious environmental health problem in many urban areas. This report underlines the World Banks catalytic role in building government commitment, adopting appropriate policies, and facilitating the implementation of lead phaseout. Based on a review of health and technical issues, it points out that the phaseout of lead from gasoline is a desirable policy measure which can yield significant social benefits.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: lead, carpets, soil, residential, furniture, ducts, air, forced, dust, hazards, information, published, assessment, determining, exposures, summary, mitigating, associated
Number of Pages: 88
ISBN-10: 1428903798
ISBN-13: 9781428903791

Author: Carla Campbell
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: children, poisoning, lead, preventing
Number of Pages: 137
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437935796
ISBN-13: 9781437935790

Contents: Introduction; Preventing Childhood Lead Poisoning in the U.S.; The Centers for Disease Control and Preventionżs (CDC) Blood Lead Level of Concern; Responding to Data on Adverse Health Effects at Blood Lead Levels
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