What is lead poisoning?
  • Children under the age of 6 and pregnant women are at greatest riskPrevent Childhood Lead Poisoning
  • Even children who seem healthy may have high levels of lead in their blood
  • Lead is easily absorbed into the body
  • A serious but preventable health problem

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1. What is lead poisoning?
2. Why is lead harmful?
3. Where does lead come from?
4. How do children get lead poisoning?
5. Who should be tested for lead poisoning?