Lead Poisoning: Using Transdisciplinary Approaches to Solve an Ancient Problem

@article{Pokras2008LeadPU,
  title={Lead Poisoning: Using Transdisciplinary Approaches to Solve an Ancient Problem},
  author={Mark A. Pokras and Michelle R Kneeland},
  journal={EcoHealth},
  year={2008},
  volume={5},
  pages={379-385}
}
Conservation medicine examines the linkages among the health of people, animals, and the environment. Few issues illustrate this approach better than an examination of lead (Pb) toxicity. Lead is cheap and there is a long tradition of its use. But the toxic effects of Pb have also been recognized for many years. As a result, western societies have eliminated or greatly reduced many traditional uses of Pb, including many paints, gasoline, and solders because of threats to the health of humans… Expand
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