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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

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

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act Overview
Abstract: Contains a brief overview of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/superfund/action/law/cercla.htm

Facts About Lead in Paint
Abstract: Lists ways to detect if your house has lead paint, dangers assocaited with it, and temporary and permanent solutions to reduce lead paint exposure.
Source: Vermont Department of Health
URL: http://healthvermont.gov/enviro/lead/lead_paint.aspx

Finding Lead in the Home: Common Sources of Lead [PDF]
Abstract: Lists preventive measures to reduce exposure to lead in dust, lead-based paint, soil, water, food, and folk medicine.
Source: Minnesota Department of Health
URL: http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/lead/fs/common.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

Global Lead Network: Alliance to End Childhood Lead Poisoning
Abstract: Contains a directory of the network, advocacy tools, a resouce center, policy and legislation information, and publications.
Source: Global Lead Network
URL: http://www.globalleadnet.org/

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 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

Intel Lead-Free Solutions
Abstract: Contains information on Intel's progress to develop lead-free manufacturing standards and processes.
Source: Intel
URL: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/silicon-innovations/s
ilicon-innovations-technology.html

Lead Contamination in Your Yard
Abstract: Lists how lead gets into the soil, ways to avoid lead exposure, and ways to make yards safer.
Source: Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
URL: http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/recycle/reduce/lead
-contamination-in-your-yard.html

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 the Home
Abstract: Discusses lead's impact on children, lead sources in the home, ways to reduce lead exposure risks, and medical screening for lead.
Source: National Network for Child Care
URL: http://www.nncc.org/Health/lead.home.html

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 Happens More Than You Think
Abstract: Provides links to current information on lead and lead poisoning.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.nsc.org/resources/issues/lead.aspx

Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Abstract: Contains links to lead prevention documents and brochures.
Source: Connecticut Department of Public Health
URL: http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3140&q=387550

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 Shot Alternatives
Abstract: Contains information on lead-free alternatives for ammunition, including bismuth, steel, tungsten/iron, and tungsten/polymer shots.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 2
URL: http://www2.epa.gov/lead/best-management-practices-lead-outd
oor-shooting-ranges-epa-902-b-01-001-revised-june-2005

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

Let's Get the Lead Out!
Abstract: Discusses alternatives to leaded sinker and jigs.
Source: Minnesota Office of Environmental Assistance
URL: http://www.pca.state.mn.us/index.php?option=com_k2&Itemid=27
94&id=2277&lang=en&layout=item&view=item

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

Preventing Lead Poisoning in Young Children
Abstract: Contains detailed information on health effects of lead, sources and pathways of lead, the role of health care providers and public agencies, and ways to manage lead hazards.
Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control
URL: http://wonder.cdc.gov/wonder/prevguid/p0000029/p0000029.asp

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

Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992 [PDF]
Abstract: Outlines the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992.
Source: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
URL: http://www.hud.gov/offices/cpd/affordablehousing/training/we
b/leadsafe/ruleoverview/lbphazardsact.pdf

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
Abstract: Gives an overview and link to the full text of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 5
URL: http://www2.epa.gov/laws-regulations/summary-resource-conser
vation-and-recovery-act

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

Technical Fact Sheet for Lead Hazards and Alternatives
Abstract: Lists products that contain lead, lead-free alternatives, and success stories.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 5
URL: http://www.epa.gov/region5/toxics/lead/index.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/

True/False Questions on Lead
Abstract: Lists answers to common questions about lead paint.
Source: New York State Department of Health
URL: http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/lead/exposure/childho
od/leadq.htm

 


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