Is lead in your drinking water?

Is lead in your drinking water?

● No measurable level of blood lead is known to be without deleterious effect. In 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established a new “reference level” for blood lead levels 5, thereby lowering the level at which evaluation and interventions...
What the CDC Has To Say About Lead

What the CDC Has To Say About Lead

Health Problems Caused by Lead It does not matter if a person breathes-in, swallows, or absorbs lead particles, the health effects are the same; however, the body absorbs higher levels of lead when it is breathed-in. Within our bodies, lead is absorbed and stored in...
Why the Winter Affects Radon Levels

Why the Winter Affects Radon Levels

Cold weather in the winter affects radon levels. Cold weather increases the amount of warm air that is escaping from your house through vents or drafty windows. This escape of air causes a vacuum inside the home. If the air in your home is under negative pressure,...
Symptoms of Lead Poisoning

Symptoms of Lead Poisoning

Symptoms of lead poisoning are varied. They may affect many parts of the body. Most of the time, lead poisoning builds up slowly. It follows repeated exposures to small quantities of lead. Lead toxicity is rare after a single exposure or ingestion of lead. Signs of...