Some recent Health and Lead Studies (many of these documents are in PDF format - click here for more information on reading PDF documents)

American Academy of Pediatrics, " Screening for Elevated Blood Lead Levels " Pediatrics Vol. 101, No 6, June 1998, pp 1072-1078

Bailey, Sargent, Blake, " A Tale of Two Counties: Childhood Lead Poisoning, Industrialization, and Abatement in New England ." (in pdf) Economic Geography

Blackfan, KD: Lead Poisoning in Children with Especial Reference to Lead as a Cause of Convulsions. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, Vol 153, pp 877-887 (1917)

Brown, Gardner, Sargent, Swartz, Hu and Timper, " The Effectiveness of Housing Policies in Reducing Children's Lead Exposure" (in pdf) ( abstract in html ) American Journal of Public Health (April 2001)

CDC - Preventing Lead Poisoning in Young Children (revision 10/1991); also available: third revision 1/1985  (in pdf)

CDC, Recommendations for Blood Lead Screening of Young Children Enrolled in Medicaid: Targetting a Group at High Risk (in pdf)

CDC "Managing Elevated Blood Lead Levels Among Young Children: Recommendation from the Advisory Committee on Childhood Lead Poisoning" (March 2002) (in pdf)

Farfel, Chisholm, Orlova, Brophy, Litt, An Extended Study of Interim Lead Hazard Reduction Measures Employed in The Baltimore Clinical Center of The Treatment Of Lead Exposed Children (TLC)-Clinical Trial , HUD, April 2000 (in pdf).

HUD, "First National Environmental Health Survey  of Child Care Centers, Final Report Volutme 1: Analysis of Lead Hazards (July 15, 2003) (in pdf)

HUD, " National Survey of Lead and Allergens in Housing, FINAL REPORT, Volume I: Analysis of Lead Hazards " (April 18, 2001) (in pdf)

Landrigan, Schecter, Lipton, Fans, and Schwartz, " Morbidity, Mortality, and Costs for Lead Poisoning, Asthma, Cancer, and Developmental Disabilities" , Environmental Health Perspectives (July 2002) (in pdf)

Lanphear, Dietrich, Auinger, Cox, " Cognitive Deficits Associated with Blood Lead Concentrations < 10 ug/dL in US Children and Adolescents ." (in pdf)

Markowitz, Rosner, " Cater to the Children, " American Journal of Public Health (Jan. 2000) (in PDF format)

Rabin, Warnings Unheeded: A History of Child Lead Poisoning American Journal of Public Health (Dec. 1989) (in PDF format)

Rogan, Dietrich, Ware, Dockery, Salganik, Radcliffe, Jones, Ragan, Chisholm, Rhoads, " The Effect of Chelation Therapy with Succimer on Neuropsychological Development in Children Exposed to Lead" (in pdf)

Rosen, Mushak, " Primary Prevention of Childhood Lead Poisoning -- The Only Solution "

Sargent, Dalton, Demidenko, Simon, and Klein, " The Association Between State Housing Policy and Lead Poisoning in Children " Am J Public Health 1999 89: 1690-1695 (in pdf) ( abstract in html )

Schwartz, Stewart, Bolla, Simon, Bandeen-Roche, Gordon, Links, Todd, " Past Adult Lead Exposure Is Associated with Longitudinal Decline in Cognitive Function" (in pdf)

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