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Health Tip: Worried About Lead Exposure?
Here are potential sources
(HealthDay News) -- Lead -- a highly toxic metal -- may lurk in your home, your workplace or at your child's school.
A prime source of exposure is lead-based paint, which was banned for use in U.S. housing in 1978. But buildings constructed before that year may still contain lead.
The Environmental Protection Agency says other potential sources of lead include:
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