News tagged with lead levels

Small amounts of lead may damage children's kidneys

Small amounts of lead in the bodies of healthy children and teens — amounts well below the levels defined as "concerning" by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) — may worsen kidney function, according ...

Jan 11, 2010
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Soup can reopens mystery of doomed Franklin Expedition

(PhysOrg.com) -- Lead levels that are "off the scale" have been confirmed after tests were done this morning on the lid of a soup can dating back more than 150 years. The findings reopen the mystery surrounding ...

Dec 15, 2009
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Children's lead poisoning drops

(PhysOrg.com) -- In 2007, 416 children were reported to have elevated blood lead levels in Los Angeles County, a dramatic improvement from 10 years earlier, when fewer children were tested but 1,184 reports of children with ...

May 28, 2009
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