Getting the lead out: important exposure science contributions

November 2010
Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology;Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p577
Academic Journal
The article focuses the characterization of human lead-exposure pathways and internal lead burdens which is considered as a key exposure science development that has contributed to identification of effective approaches to reduce public health risks as of 2010. It notes the use of this metal in various ways by both ancient and modern societies, that resulted in its widespread environmental dispersal and increased risks. It cites the availability of extensive information about lead toxicity.


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