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Alameda County Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Abstract: Describes paint, soil, water, home remedies, ceramic dishes and pots, and a variety of other less common sources of lead exposure.
Source: Alameda County Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
URL: http://www.aclppp.org/index.htm

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/

Child Lead Sources
Abstract: Lists percent of children's lead exposure from different sources.
Source: Arizona Department of Health Services
URL: http://www.azdhs.gov/phs/oeh/dtalt_fig212.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

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

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

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: 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

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

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

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

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

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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