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Hazards of Do lt Yourself Removal of Lead-Based Paint: Safety Alert

There is no completely safe method for do-it-yourself removal of lead-based paint, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Each of the paint-removal methods - sandpaper, scrapers, ch... Details >

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Health Topic: Infants and Children Page - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An index of health and safety topics that are specific to infants and children including childhood diseases, immunization, injuries, developmental disabilities, child abuse, birth defects and more.... Details >

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Lead Home - Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics/EPA

Lead is a highly toxic metal that was used for many years in products found in and around homes. Lead may cause a range of health effects, from behavioral problems and learning disabilities, to seizur... Details >

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Lead in Water: Questions and Answers

These are answers to frequently asked questions about tap water contaminated with lead.... Details >

National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lead Poisoning in Children (Multimedia)  External Link

Also available in: Spanish   External Link

Lead is everywhere, in the air, dirt, water, and in some old paint. Lead is a chemical that is poisonous and is especially dangerous for children under the age of six. Childhood lead poisoning is a ... Details >

Healthy Roads Media   External Link

Occupational Exposure to Lead  External Link

Information about lead exposure and its effects on health, written for employers and the general public. Describes problems that lead causes, signs of lead poisoning; and explains how you can protect ... Details >

American Academy of Family Physicians  External Link