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Explore research on industrial lead exposure, childhood lead poisoning, and the health impacts of lead water pipes, as well as related public health guidance through items in the NLM Digital Collections.

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Undue Absorption of Lead among Children: A New Look at an Old Problem, Jane S. Lin-Fu, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Health Services and Mental Health Administration, Maternal and Child Health Service, 1972

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Pediatrician and researcher Jane Lin-Fu presented findings from a scientific study and a review of past literature on the absorption of lead by children living in neglected neighborhoods.