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Case Studies in Environmental Medicine: Lead Toxicity [PDF]
Abstract: Contains information on who's at risk for lead poisoning, exposure pathways, biologic fate, physiologic effects, treatment and management of, and the standards and regulations associated with lead.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
URL: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/HEC/CSEM/lead/docs/lead.pdf

Center for Disease Control Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Abstract: Contains information on lead, its health effects, and the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program.
Source: Center for Disease Control and Prevention
URL: http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/lead.htm

Childhood Lead Poisoning
Abstract: Lists how children get lead poisoning, health effects associated with it, and how it can be prevented.
Source: Illinois Department of Public Health
URL: http://www.idph.state.il.us/public/hb/hblead.htm

Drug Treatment of Lead-Exposed Children Does Not Improve Psychological Test Scores
Abstract: Discusses how lead-lowering drug succimer does not reverse IQ-damage caused by lead exposure.
Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
URL: http://www.nih.gov/news/pr/may2001/niehs-09.htm

Federal Regulations and Guidance Documents
Abstract: Lists different regulations and programs by the Environmental Protection Agency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Source: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
URL: http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CDPHE-AP/CBON/125159478
2284

Finding Lead in the Home: What Is Lead Poisoning? [PDF]
Abstract: Lists how people can be exposed to lead, health effects of lead poisoning, and who should be tested.
Source: Minnesota Department of Health
URL: http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/lead/fs/whatis.pdf

Frequently Asked Questions -- Lead Poisoning
Abstract: Lists a description of lead poisoning, health effects of lead poisoning, and preventive measures to reduce lead exposure.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 2
URL: http://toxics.supportportal.com/link/portal/23002/23019/Arti
cleFolder/752/General-Information-About-Lead?__utma=1056
94085.1261064348.1364501869.1366912047.1367525230.3&__ut
mb=105694085.5.10.1367525230

Health Effects Information -- Lead
Abstract: Discusses properties of lead, uses of lead, sources of lead, presence of lead in drinking water, and ways to reduce lead in drinking water.
Source: Oregon Department of Human Services
URL: http://public.health.oregon.gov/HealthyEnvironments/Workplac
eHealth/Work-RelatedLeadPoisoning/Pages/index.aspx

Health Effects of Lead (EPA)
Abstract: Discusses health effects of lead exposure and why children are more suseptible to lead poisoning.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 10: The Pacific Northwest
URL: http://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyPURL.cgi?Dockey=2000DART.txt

Health Effects of Lead (KY)
Abstract: Lists health effects of lead poisoning on children and adults.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Health Services
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/topichub/108/health_effects
_of_lead_(KY).htm

Health Effects of Lead in Drinking Water
Abstract: Describes how drinking water is contaminated with lead and the health effects associated with lead exposure.
Source: Lifestyles Research Center
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/topichub/108/health_effects
_of_lead_in_drinking_water.htm

Health Hazards of Lead for Workers and Children: Why is the Reduction of Lead from our Workplace and Environment so Important?
Abstract: Lists how lead is transported through the body, health effects of lead on children and workers, and how to reduce lead exposure.
Source: Massachusetts Departments of Labor and Workforce Development
URL: http://www.mass.gov/lwd/labor-standards/occupational-lead-po
isoning-registry/health-hazards-of-lead-for-workers-and-
children.html

Lead and Lead Poisoning [PDF]
Abstract: Provides information on the history of lead use; how lead exposure occurs; the health effects and symptoms of lead exposure; what to do in the event of lead exposure; how to learn more about lead; and employers' responsibility.
Source: Oregon Occupational Safety & Health Division
URL: http://www.orosha.org/pdf/pubs/3937.pdf

Lead Education and Outreach
Abstract: Contains links to lead brochures, lead awareness program activities, and current lead outreach grants.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www2.epa.gov/lead

Lead Exposure
Abstract: Lists health effects of lead exposure, how lead gets into the body, how to reduce lead hazards in houses, and why women and children should be more concerned with lead exposure.
Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Women's Health
URL: http://womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-s
heet/environment-womens-health.html#yy

Lead Exposure in Children Affects Brain and Behavior [PDF]
Abstract: Discusses how children can be exposed to lead, health effects associated with exposure, and how exposure can prevented.
Source: American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
URL: http://www.aacap.org/galleries/FactsForFamilies/45_lead_expo
sure_in_children_affects_brain_and_behavior.pdf

Lead Fishing: Sinkers and Animals
Abstract: Lists why lead sinkers are a problem, effects of lead on animals, and ways to protect animals and humans from lead exposure, including lead-free alternatives.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://water.epa.gov/scitech/swguidance/fishshellfish/animal
s.cfm

Lead in Construction
Abstract: Lists information on health effects of lead, rights in the workforce associated with lead, and ways to protect yourself from lead exposure.
Source: Massachusetts Departments of Labor and Workforce Development
URL: http://www.mass.gov/lwd/labor-standards/occupational-lead-po
isoning-registry/lead-in-construction.html

Lead in Drinking Water
Abstract: Lists how lead gets into drinking water and ways to prevent lead from getting into the water supply.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://water.epa.gov/drink/info/lead/index.cfm

Lead in the Environment Tutorial
Abstract: Contains information on souces of lead, health effects of lead, and regulations associated with lead.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/region1/eco/ne_lead/

Lead Poisoning
Abstract: Lists lead souces in the home, causes of environmental contamination, toxic levels in children and animals, and symptoms of toxicity.
Source: Cornell University
URL: http://www.ansci.cornell.edu/plants/toxcat/toxcat.html

Lead Poisoning and Prevention
Abstract: Contains information on pathways of lead into the body, effects on children, and regulations on lead.
Source: University Neighborhood Housing Program
URL: http://www.unhp.org/lead.html

Lead Poisoning Resource Center
Abstract: Contains information on the danger of lead poisoning, lead laws, history of lead, sources of lead exposure, and medical effects of lead poisoning.
Source: Motley Rice, Lead Poisoning Lawyer
URL: http://www.motleyrice.com/environmental/lead-poisoning

Lead Poisoning Resources
Abstract: Contains information on legal rights associated with lead, health effects of lead poisoning, lead poisoning news stories, sources of lead, lead prevention, and lead removal.
Source: The Hannon Law Firm, LCC
URL: http://www.clper.org/resources.html

Lead-Safe Home Renovation and Painting
Abstract: Lists health effects of lead poisoning, hazards of renovation, and precautions to take when renovating.
Source: Massachusetts Departments of Labor and Workforce Development
URL: http://www.mass.gov/lwd/labor-standards/occupational-lead-po
isoning-registry/lead-safe-home-renovation-and-painting.html

Nutrition and Childhood Lead Poisoning
Abstract: Recommends an increase in foods high in iron and calcium to help reduce the possibility of lead poisoning in children.
Source: Ohio State University
URL: http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/5000/5536.html

Public Health Statement for Lead
Abstract: Contains an overview of lead, health effects of lead, ways to reduce lead poisoning, and ways lead can enter the environment and the human body.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
URL: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxprofiles/phs13.html

Safety Information: Lead Poisoning
Abstract: Discusses sources of lead exposure, symptoms of lead poisoning, and preventive measures that can be taken to reduce the risk of lead exposure.
Source: University of California, Davis Health System
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/topichub/108/safety_info-le
ad_poisoning.htm

Tennessee's Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Abstract: Contains information the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, lead sources, prevention tips, and a lead poisoning fact sheet.
Source: Tennessee Department of Health
URL: http://fcs.tennessee.edu/lead/

Top 10 Questions Asked About Lead Poisoning and the Lead Law
Abstract: Lists facts about lead poisoning, the Lead Law of Massachusetts, and deleading houses that contain lead-based paint.
Source: Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health
URL: http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dph/programs/envir
onmental-health/exposure-topics/lead/frequently-asked-qu
estions-about-lead.html

ToxFAQs for Lead
Abstract: Lists how lead cycles through the environment, how humans are exposed to lead and the health effects it causes, and how lead poisoning has been reduced and what can still be done to reduce exposure.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
URL: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/tfacts13.html

Toxicological Profile for Lead
Abstract: Provides detailed information on the chemical and physical properties of lead; health effects of lead; production, import, use, and disposal of lead; human exposure to lead; and lead regulations and advisories.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
URL: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxprofiles/tp.asp?id=96&tid=22

Very Low Lead Levels Linked with IQ Deficits, According to New England Journal of Medicine
Abstract: Discusses how children who have blood lead concentration lower than 10 micrograms per deciliter suffer intellectual impairment from exposure.
Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Services
URL: http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2003/april16
/index.cfm

 


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