the Human Body (PDF, 130 KB) It describes the ingestion,
absorption, distribution, and elimination of lead from the body.
Intellectual Impairment in Children
with Blood Lead Concentrations below 10µg/dL (Exit
PDF, 118KB) A study on the relationship between blood lead
levels and IQ indicates that blood lead levels below 10 µg/dl can cause a
decline in IQ points (April 17, 2003 NEJM; 348:16; 1517-26).
for Healthy Homes (Exit DHS) Offers a
broad range of information about research, funding, innovative strategies
and more about lead hazards and other health risks in the home.