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Cognitive Deficits Associated with Blood Lead Concentrations Less Than 10 mcg/deciLiter in U.S. Children and Adolescents

Publication Date:

December 1, 2000


Study of 4853 children reveals brain damage ("cognitive deficits") in children with less than 5 micrograms of toxic lead per deciLiter of blood -- half the current "safe" level of lead in blood.

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