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Lead Exposure Project

Kids love playing in the dirt ... and some of them even like to eat dirt. They love to chew on their toys.  And how many want to wash their hands before they eat? Well, any and all of these things can lead to a child ingesting lead. And that's what a study has examined - how much lead children in St. John's have been exposed to. Trevor Bell was the lead investigator on this project.

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