Definition of Lead Poisoning May Be C...

Definition of Lead Poisoning May Be Changing

There are 5 comments on the WXMI-TV Grand Rapids story from Jan 6, 2012, titled Definition of Lead Poisoning May Be Changing. In it, WXMI-TV Grand Rapids reports that:

An advisory committee to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control wants to raise the threshold for safe lead levels for children as many federal dollars for prevention could be drastically slashed.

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Stockton, CA

#1 Jan 7, 2012
Why? Did the lead suddenly get "safer"?

“Taz say Hi”

Since: Jan 08


#2 Jan 7, 2012
If you read the article carefully, they are actually wanting to lower the threshold from 10 to 5, which increases the number eligible for services. The author of the article misspoke himself.
Go Blue

West Palm Beach, FL

#3 Jan 8, 2012
eligible for services.....what an awful term, in this economic about," Parents that allow their kids to eat paintchips, won't have to attend graduation ceremonies"....too cold?


Since: Feb 09

Dorr MI

#4 Jan 8, 2012
I think Chinese toy makers lobbied for this. Stink'n Chinese made junk! Buy American ***===

“I Draw Pictures All Day”

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#6 Jan 8, 2012
Yet another poorly written article. Who's writing this crap, Psycho Rex?
So just as they are trying to find ways to make necessary cuts, Obama is finding ways to raise standards and in turn raise the burden on the taxpayer. Go figure. Yeah, lead poisoning is right up there in importance with those Cowboy Poetry festivals ol' cool hand Harry is so worried about.

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