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Lead Affects Many Other Systems

Research has demonstrated that lead contributes to:

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Anemia

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Dental caries

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Hearing loss

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Kidney disease

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High blood pressure

These problems contribute to the high cost of health care that is reflected in public health systems such as Medicare and Medicaid, and in private insurance premiums.

Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning 

Committed to ending childhood lead poisoning in Monroe County by 2010

For more information, contact:  pbrantingham@leadsafeby2010.org