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Lead poisoning may hasten death for millions in US — study

/ 04:27 PM March 13, 2018

The study concluded that nearly 30 percent of all deaths due to cardiovascular disease “could be attributable to lead exposure”. © AlexRaths / Istock.com via AFP

Persistent, low-level exposure to lead over decades is statistically linked to some 400,000 premature deaths in the United States each year, far more than previously thought, researchers said Monday.

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