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Lead Exposure in Childhood May Affect Mental Health Later in Life

Adults who were exposed to lead during their childhood are more likely to experience mental health problems and develop unhealthy personality traits, according to a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry, reports Medical News Today. Researchers from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, reviewed the data of more than 1,000 participants born in 1972 and… Read More »

Workplace Exposure: Office Jobs May Expose Employees to Deadly Asbestos

Workplace Exposure: Office Jobs May Expose Employees to Deadly AsbestosDecember 3, 2010 Asbestos in an office building can be harmful to occupants if the dangerous fibers are disturbed. What constitutes a disturbance strong enough to do harm to occupants? Even an act as simple as running a new telephone line in an asbestos-laden building could… Read More »