Intervention by researchers reduced household lead below levels previously deemed achievable and reduced blood lead concentrations in more highly exposed children, though the decrease did not result in significant neurobehavioral improvements in children.
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Originally published in THE GLOBE AND MAIL AUGUST 19, 2018 Last month, as a heat wave baked parts of the country, people flocked to beaches and neighborhood pools in an attempt to seek respite from the stifling weather. But as the temperatures climbed, so too did the death toll. In Ontario, three heat-related deaths were reported. In […]