Lead Poisoning

23 News spoke with an expert today about the dangers of being exposed to high levels of lead and what to do if you think you or your child's in danger.

Firstly, those most at risk, infants between twelve and 23 months old. The best way to check their lead levels, a blood test which your local physician can easily do.

While some toys and other products are a concern, one of the main problems, lead paint dust in our homes.

Some things to remember, nutrition is key when it comes to preventing lead poisoning. It can also be as simple as washing our children's hands and making sure to wipe and mop things down on a daily basis.

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