20 May '12, 3am

'Safe' Level of Lead in Blood Lowered by Half: Experts warn: There is no safe level of lead in children's blood.

Of course, the new threshold doesn't mean that those same children weren't at risk previously. It means that federal authorities have caught up to the science. Experts like Heart of Green Award winner Dr. Philip Landrigan have warned for years that any amount of blood puts children at risk of permanent brain damage, leading to effects like lowered IQ, learning disabilities or even violent behavior. Harmful exposure can occur to children, or to pregnant women, whose bodies carry documented levels of

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'Safe' Level of Lead in Blood Lowered by Half

thedailygreen.com 20 May '12, 3am

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New Post: More Kids at Risk for Lead Poisoning

New Post: More Kids at Risk for Lead Poisoning

healthychild.org 22 May '12, 9am

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techipedia.com 21 May '12, 1am

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designnews.com 20 May '12, 11am

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golfweek.com 18 May '12, 1am

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pga.com 20 May '12, 12am

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motherearthnews.com 20 May '12, 5pm

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golfweek.com 18 May '12, 8pm

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golfweek.com 17 May '12, 9pm

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pga.com 19 May '12, 12am

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pgatour.com 18 May '12, 11pm

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9 players hold or share lead on Moving Day at HP Byron Nelson, but Jason Dufner winds up on top by 1 #pga #golf

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pga.com 19 May '12, 10pm

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