Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, February 2nd, 2003
From 1998 to 2001, the state averaged 2341 cases a year of adults with at least 25 microg /dl of blood - a rate of 40.9 cases per 100,000 people.
The Pennsylvania rate is well ahead of the 28.4 cases per 100,000 in New Hampshire, the second state on the list, and more than triple the 13.5 cases per 100,000 in New Jersey.
The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration requires workers to be removed from a lead-prone job if their lead...
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