Lead Poisoning: How to Prevent It, Spot It, and Cure It
The recent report from the Environmental Law Foundation (ELF) stating that an incredible number of the foods and drinks we give our kids are tainted with lead-- including some trusted, organic brands -- has a lot of moms worried. And rightly so. Lead ...
China Lead Poisoning: Free Milk Offered in Exchange for Blood Test Results
Drinking milk can flush out lead in blood, according to Chinese officials. Residents of Dapu, a rural town in Hunan province of China, said they were offered milk, in addition to medicines, for their children diagnosed with lead exposure. In return ...
Flushing Out Lead, Metals With Chelation Therapy
And, importantly, it doesn't cure the damage the metal has already done to the ... While the overall numbers of lead poisoning and chelation therapy are going down, it's still a problem in cities with old homes like Baltimore, and when people get ...
Lead is still poisoning our children
There are few diseases for which we have the known cure, but lead poisoning is one of them. If we remove the hazards from a home, we drastically reduce the likelihood of lead poisoning and can effectively eliminate it as a major public health threat.
Poisoning's bad, cure's worse
At issue is lead poisoning - or, more to the point, who should pay to prevent it. A bill pending in the General Assembly would, among other things, require owners of pre-1978 rental properties to test their properties for lead and make the results ...