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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

CDC's Second National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals: Spotlight on Lead
Abstract: Lists how people are exposed to lead, health effects of lead, and levels of lead found in the U.S. population.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
URL: http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/

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

Consumer Fact Sheet on Lead
Abstract: Focuses on how lead gets into the water supply, what should be done about contamination, and health effects associated with exposure.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://water.epa.gov/lawsregs/rulesregs/sdwa/lcr/fs_consumer
.cfm

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

Even Low Lead Levels Pose Perils for Children
Abstract: Discusses how low lead levels have a great impact on I.Q. levels in children.
Source: New York Times
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2003/08/05/health/personal-health-eve
n-low-lead-levels-pose-perils-for-children.html?pagewant
ed=all&src=pm

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

Health and Environmental Impacts of Lead
Abstract: Lists how lead affects organs, brain and nerves, heart and blood, animals and plants, and fish.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/air/lead/health.html

Health Effects Caused by Lead Exposure
Abstract: Lists how lead gets into the body, health effects of lead exposure, and medical treatment for lead poisoning.
Source: United States Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration
URL: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/research/infrastructure
/structures/98179/health.cfm

Health Effects Charts
Abstract: Lists effects of lead poisoning on the nervous system and brain, blood forming system, kidneys/reproductive system, and digestive system.
Source: United States Department of Energy
URL: http://www.lbl.gov/ehs/lead/lead_healtheff.shtml

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

Health Impacts of Lead Poisoning: A Preliminary Listing of the Health Effects and Symptoms of Lead Poisoning
Abstract: Describes health effects and symptoms of lead poisoning in children and adults as well as prenatal development and reproductive health effects of lead.
Source: The LEAD (Lead Education and Abatement Design) Group Inc.
URL: http://www.lead.org.au/fs/fst7.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 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 Exposure: A Top Indicator of Delinquency
Abstract: Discusses how delinquent kids have higher blood lead levels than kids from similar backgrounds without a criminal history.
Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/topichub/108/lead_exposure-
top_indicator_of_delinquency.htm

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 Paint, Dust, and Soil
Abstract: Contains an overivew of how humans are exposed to lead and how lead has been reduced.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www2.epa.gov/lead

Lead in the Environment and Health
Abstract: Contains information on the chemistry of lead, sources of lead, health effects associated with lead exposure, and how to reduce the risk of lead exposure.
Source: Health, Environment, and Work
URL: http://www.agius.com/hew/resource/lead.htm

Lead Overview
Abstract: Contains information on sources of lead, health effects of lead, and effects of lead on plants and animals.
Source: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
URL: http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/airquality/pollutants.html

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 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

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

Safety and Health Topics: Lead
Abstract: Lists links for recognition, evaluation, control, compliance, and training related to lead.
Source: United States Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration
URL: https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/lead/

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 on Lead [PDF]
Abstract: Contains information on sources of lead in the water supply and the health effects it causes.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ogwdw/pdfs/factsheets/ioc/tech/lead.pdf

Technology Transfer Network Air Toxics Website: Lead Compounds
Abstract: Lists the physical properites of lead, sources of lead exposure, and health hazard information of lead.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/hlthef/lead.html

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/

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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