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Childhood Blood Lead Levels Rise and Fall With Exposure to Airborne Dust in Urban Areas, Wayne State University Study  
2/26/2013 7:25:04 AM

A new nine-year study of more than 367,000 children in Detroit supports the idea that a mysterious seasonal fluctuation in blood lead levels -- observed in urban areas throughout the United States and elsewhere in the northern hemisphere -- results from resuspended dust contaminated with lead.