Dad brought home lead, kids got sick - Cincinnati Children's Blog

Dad brought home lead, kids got sick

Nick Newman, DO, MS, FAAP, medical director, Pediatric Environmental Health and Lead Clinic, published a study about high lead exposure from electronic waste recycling. One family tested positive for high levels of lead.

“The patchwork of state regulations overseeing e-scrap recycling in the United States addresses possible damage to the environment, but health-based regulations are lacking,” said Newman.

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