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Known to Be Toxic for A Century, Lead Still Poisons Thousands of Midwestern Kids 

When the pediatrician recommended Lisa Pascoe have her then-toddler tested for lead poisoning, she thought there was no way he could be at risk. Everything in her South St. Louis home had been remodeled.  But then the nurse called to say her son’s blood lead level was dangerously high — five times the level federal […]