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Current Suspected Overdose Deaths in Delaware for 2017: 225
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Lead was commonly used in gasoline, plumbing systems, paint and other products until 1978. In paint, the danger is in chips or dust. Most often coming from old radiators or windows, the chips and dust settle on surfaces where children may play. Because children often place their fingers in their mouths, they are most vulnerable to swallowing lead paint dust.What are the health effects of lead-based paint?
Children with lead poisoning may not show signs of illness. However, even low exposure can result in permanent learning, hearing and behavioral problems, stunted growth and long-lasting brain damage.
What you can do...
Strategies to reduce lead poisoning include:
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