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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.

A poster with text and an illustration of a white baby playing with a toy car

Could Lead Be Poisoning Your Child?, Vermont Department of Public Health, ca. 1990s

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Alongside the federal government, state-level public health agencies raised awareness of the danger of lead paint. This poster informed Vermont citizens about Free Lead Screening Clinics where children could be tested for lead poisoning.