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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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