Why is lead harmful?
  • Lead can harm your child’s growing brain and nervous system.
  • Lead may cause learning and behavior problems.
  • The longer your child is exposed to lead, the more damage it can cause.

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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?