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Get the Lead Out For Health, Intelligence and a Brighter Future -- National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is October 23-29. Did you know that exposure to lead can harm a childís intelligence, grades, coordination and sports performance and increase the chances of ADHD? Lead is also a danger to women who are pregnant or may become pregnant. To learn more about the dangers of lead poisoning, read Dr. Harold Farberís post on the Texas Childrenís Hospital blog.

Home Danger Zone Finder -- What to look for if your house was built before 1978. Find common lead exposure danger zones in your home.

LeadFreeKids.org --The Lead-Free Kids campaign is joint effort of the Ad Council, the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Coalition to End Childhood Lead Poisoning.

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week -- Brought to you by the CDC, promoting Lead Prevention Week, Oct. 23-29th.

City of Houston Lead Poisoning Prevention -- The Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP) provides blood lead testing for children from age six months to six years of age. Community outreach and education, environmental investigation and case follow-up are provided. Call 832-393-5154 or 832-393-5082.

Lead Poisoning Glossary -- Lead Poisoning words to know from A to Z