lead poisoning


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lead poisoning

n. death caused by being shot with a lead bullet. (Underworld.) He pifted because of a case of lead poisoning.
See also: lead, poison
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Clinicians should be aware of the potential for lead poisoning in children who have ingested or mouthed any metal objects, especially jewelry.
Madness, sterility and dementia were common results of lead poisoning.
Fully funding the CDC program at $35 million would allow the program to expand its surveillance of childhood lead poisoning nationally.
The information-filled email--prepared by Gail Gettens of New Hampshire's Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Program--is available at pediatricnews.
As early as 1904, an Australian physician made the connection between lead paint and lead poisoning in children.
Cost-cutting, shifting a water source in Flint, Michigan, corroded pipes and exposed 100,000 people to contaminated water; lead poisoning is preventable
Death from lead poisoning is slow and extremely painful.
Childhood lead poisoning is a serious problem that in the last few decades has significantly changed its geographical focus," said Andrey Korchevskiy, PhD, director of research and development at Chemical and Industrial Hygiene, Inc.
We confirm lead poisoning by testing lead levels in the bird's liver or kidney.
Industrial pollution is clearly one of the most important causes of lead poisoning among children in China.
THE increasing number of lead poisoning cases in city hospitals have raised an alarm, with doctors saying what was once a rare occurrence seems to be common of late.
An official from the Ministry of Health told Times of Oman that the number of children exposed to lead poisoning in the Sultanate has decreased over the past 10 years.
Lead poisoning in children is widespread in China and poses a serious threat to the country's future generations, a New York-based rights watchdog said Wednesday.
It is known that fasting increases lead absorption in adults and consequently regular meals and snacks are recommended for children to prevent lead poisoning.