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How often is lead poisoning missed in children?

On behalf of Riley Ersoff posted on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. In California, many children come into contact with lead each day. This exposure may cause lasting health complications, making it essential that you take immediate action if you believe that your child is suffering from lead poisoning. Unfortunately, many children slip through the cracks, and the necessary tests to detect...

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Lead poisoning a serious issue in many California cities

We have all seen the news regarding the tainted water supply in Flint, Michigan. What seems so far away may be a problem in communities throughout California as well. A recent study of blood-lead levels in children by Reuters has shown that many cities across the state have seen a high number of lead poisoning cases affecting children, rivaling...

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Does your child have lead poisoning?

On behalf of Riley Ersoff posted on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Many families living in Los Angeles reside in apartments or homes that were built prior to 1978 and are therefore presumed to have lead paint present. When you moved in, you should have received notice from your landlord about the potential dangers of the exposures to lead paint. If you...

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What every family should know about the dangers of lead poisoning

On behalf of Riley Ersoff posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Lead poisoning should be a concern for everybody, especially families with young children. This is because lead poisoning can lead to long-term problems such as learning disorders that affect a child’s ability to thrive. It can also affect every organ within the body, including your heart and lungs. The worst...

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Children and lead paint: An unsafe mix

On behalf of Riley Ersoff posted on Friday, February 10, 2017. Many people in neighborhoods across Los Angeles live in homes or apartments that have lead paint. Lead paint was very common in the 1950s, and you should check for it if your home or apartment was built before 1978. Lead paint tests can be found in many hardware stores, and...

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Could your child’s mood swings be linked to lead poisoning?

On behalf of Riley Ersoff posted on Friday, August 16, 2019. It’s now commonly recognized that exposure to lead-based paint results in reduced IQ, ADHD and other cognitive harm. Medical researchers have also concluded that there is a link between lead exposure in children and aggression and in violent crime in teenagers and young adults. Kids growing up in East Los Angeles...

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