Cognitive, Behavioral Development Delayed in Children Exposed to Lead
Children's health researchers demonstrated that exposure to very low levels of lead during early childhood can lead to significant delays in cognitive and behavioral development.
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Environmental Health Perspectives articles:
- Age of Greatest Susceptibility to Childhood Lead Exposure: A New Statistical Approach
- Another Test for Lead Effects: Early Childhood Exposure Influences End-of-Grade Scores
- Childhood Lead Poisoning: Conservative Estimates of the Social and Economic Benefits of Lead Hazard Control