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Lead Poisoning: What It Is and What You Can Do About It

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  • A. Preface

  • B. Introduction

  • C. Lead in Your Body

  • D. How You Get Lead Poisoning

  • E. Precautions to Take

  • F. Workers and Lead

  • G. Testing for Lead

  • H. Treating Lead Poisoning

  • I. Removing Lead Paint Hazards

  • J. Your Rights When There is Lead in Your Home

  • K. Your Rights in HUD-Associated Housing

  • L. Taking Action: Doing Something About Lead Poisoning

  • M. Resources

  • N. Things You Can Do to Prevent Lead Poisoning

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