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Blood Lead Levels and Mortality

Publication Date:

November 25, 2002

Abstract:

Study of lead-exposed workers shows that lead in blood at 20 to 29 micrograms per deciliter is linked to 46% in all-cause mortality, including 39% increase in circulatory-system deaths and 68% in cancer deaths.

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