Immigration and Risk of Childhood Lead Poisoning: Findings From a Case-Control Study of New York City Children

Objectives. We investigated whether foreign birthplace and residence were associated with an increased risk of childhood lead poisoning. Methods. We conducted a matched case–control study among New York City children…

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Childhood Lead Poisoning Associated with Lead Dust Contamination of Family Vehicles and Child Safety Seats – Maine, 2008

Persons employed in high-risk lead-related occupations can transport lead dust home from a worksite through clothing, shoes, tools, or vehicles (1-4). During 2008, the Maine Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program…

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Removal of dental amalgam decreases anti-TPO and anti-Tg autoantibodies in patients with autoimmune thyroiditis

OBJECTIVES: The impact of dental amalgam removal on the levels of anti- thyroid peroxidase (anti-TPO) and anti-thyroglobulin (anti-Tg) antibodies was studied in patients with autoimmune thyroiditis (AT) with and without…

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