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Lead poisoning among children in the U.S. has decreased substantially since the federal ban on lead in gasoline and paint, however there are still sources of exposure that place kids and adults at risk. A recent CDC study identified a cluster of cases in Maine caused by parents getting lead dust on their clothes, shoes, or vehicles at a worksite and carrying it home, where their children were then exposed. In this podcast, Tina Bernier discusses the dangers of take home lead exposure. Created: 9/3/2009 by MMWR. Date Released: 9/3/2009. Series Name: A Cup of Health with CDC.

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