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REPORT: Teen hearing problems linked to low blood lead levels


“A blood lead level greater than or equal to 2 µg/dL (micrograms per deciliter of blood) compared with less than 1 µg/dL was associated with increased odds of high-frequency hearing loss” — Report – “Heavy Metals Exposure and Hearing Loss in U.S. Adolescents” Teenagers exposed to lead – in air, soil, water, and paint – […]

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