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Lead emissions at 20,000 U.S. airports threaten community health

We at Non-Toxic Kids are troubled by a new report from Friends of the Earth and the Center for Environmental Health. The report documents how small airplanes at 20,000 U.S. airports still emit toxic lead. Aviation fuel currently accounts for 50 percent of all airborne lead emissions and the Environmental Protection Agency has said there is […]

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10 Ways to Avoid Lead Poisoning in Children

Guest post by California Poison Control One million children today are affected by lead poisoning, but when you know what to look for and what to do, lead poisoning is 100% preventable. From China and Antarctica to Ohio and California, no nation or state is free of lead poisoning.  It affects humans and wildlife, children […]

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10 Tips for Preventing Lead Poisoning

(Here is an important guest post about preventing lead poisoning. Follow these tips to protect your kids, and please, spread the word.) “Lead poisoning is one of the most important and most preventable pediatric environmental diseases today.  Lead poisoning may cause a variety of medical problems, including learning disabilities, anemia, growth problems and behavioral issues,” […]

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