In America, 1.2 million Children Have Lead Poisoning!

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This post is very important for the safety of the children of our country.

K. D. Dowdall

1.2 million children in the US have lead poisoning. We’re only treating half of them. Several states are doing an abysmal job of testing at-risk children for lead poisoning.

Trump has signed an executive order, for those who may not know, to eliminate all Regulations on Lead use in the USA (this includes bullets, paint, metals,  possibility of water and food contamination and etc.  Updated by Sarah Frostenson@sfrostensonsarah.frostenson@vox.com Apr 27, 2017, 4:30pm EDT. tweet · share. Thousands of lead poisoned children, who are …and more » from Health – Google News http://news.google.com/news/url?  www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/4/27/15424050/us-underreports-lead-poisoning-cases-map-community […]

via 1.2 million children in the US have lead poisoning. We’re only treating half of them. – Vox — Sam Feaster

The worse states are, for the 39 states the reported to the CDC are:

Georgia

Tennessee

Florida

Kentucky

Kansas

Arizona

New Mexico

Nevada

10 other states declined to report to CDC

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11 thoughts on “In America, 1.2 million Children Have Lead Poisoning!

  1. I know I can’t read this stuff, but I see the headlines.
    I did just unfortunately read that an estimated 500,000 girls under the age of 10 have infibulation (genital mutilation) surgery in the US each year by licensed physicians . We live in an increasingly problematic world.

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  2. What a disgraceful statistic! The causes and effects of lead poisoning have been known for decades – these kinds of numbers would be expected in a third world country, but not one of the richest and best educated countries in the world.

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