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Signs about lead poisoning are posted in the Newark Health Department in Newark, N.J., Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019.

Kids Are Missing Critical Windows for Lead Testing Due to Pandemic

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (Kaiser Health News) — Families skipping or delaying pediatric appointments for their young children because of the pandemic are missing out on more than vaccines. Critical testing for lead poisoning has plummeted in many parts of the country. In the Upper Midwest, Northeast and parts of the West Coast — areas with historically… Read More