lead-poisoning love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Poisoning by the introduction into the body of some preparation of lead, as sugar of lead, white lead, etc.


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  • The moves suggest the city is rethinking the balance between economic growth and safety after a series of lead-poisoning scandals around the country.

    Shanghai Closes Plants Using Lead

  • "Underpinning China's lead-poisoning epidemic is a tension between the government's goals for economic growth and its efforts to curb environmental degradation," says the June report, which is based on examination of the ill effects of manufacturing in selected provinces.

    Shanghai Closes Plants Using Lead

  • Under the leadership of council member Jim Graham (D-Ward 1), a group of building owners, scientists, advocates, policymakers and others worked to achieve consensus on the 2008 lead-poisoning prevention law.

    D.C. Council's due diligence on water safety

  • The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called the lead-poisoning outbreak unprecedented, with a large number of deaths over just a few months and dozens of young children found to have dangerously high levels of lead exposure.

    Officials Widen Nigeria Lead-Poisoning Tests

  • A lead-poisoning outbreak in Nigeria due to gold-mining practices has killed at least 163 people, mostly children.

    What's News: World-Wide

  • "I've never seen anything like this before," said Antonio Neri, a medical epidemiologist with the CDC's healthy homes and lead-poisoning prevention branch who spent more than three weeks investigating the outbreak in Nigeria.

    Officials Widen Nigeria Lead-Poisoning Tests

  • Researchers studied 25 of the 200 lead-poisoning deaths across the nation in the past twenty years, and found that 20 of them could be linked to moonshine.


  • Was the problem of lead-poisoning known to the Wedgwoods?

    Dan Agin: Wedgwood Teacups, Child Labor, and Lead Poisoning

  • What if landlords and property owners had to show that their rental properties do not present a lead-poisoning hazard before a family with a young child moves in?

    This week in safety

  • Congress is already investigating the D.C. lead-poisoning episode.

    Carl Pope: How Much More Do We Have to Learn?


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