Tainted Car Seats Cause Lead Poisoning in Children

The Centers for Disease Control reported recently that six young children in Maine had elevated levels of lead in their blood after exposure to so-called "take-home lead" from a parent's workplace that found its way into the family car and the children's car seats. The parents of these children included four people who currently or recently worked in painting and paint removal, and one who was a self-employed metals recycler. The findings highlighted the need for early identification of children at risk for take-home lead poisoning due to the occupations of their parents.

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