Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 30th, 2000
The study found that lead is toxic at concentrations in the blood that are much lower than currently considered acceptable. The study was presented at the Joint Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies and the American Academy of Pediatrics held May 12-16, 2000, in Boston, Massachusetts.
"Cognitive defects in reading, math, visual construction skills, and short-term memory, are associated with blood lead concentration considerably...
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