Scenario
The Hazard of Lead Poisoning

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Miami Herald: New suit, old hazard: lead poisoning of kids

Q and A with Wendy Blair Stephan

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Background: Q and A with Wendy Blair Stephan

1. What is the half-life of lead in the blood?
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2. How does the body respond to lead?
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3. How is lead treated?
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4. When does lead come out of the bones?
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5. What should you do if you have lead paint in your home?
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6. Where is lead found?
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7. Why was lead used in paint?
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8. How does chelation work?
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9. Why is lead poisoning frustrating for parents?
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Wendy Blair Stephan

M.P.H.

AMBIENT Lead Researcher