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Lead in the dirt?

Is there really a garden-ban in Portland, Maine because of lead in the soil? [more inside]
posted by furnace.heart on Mar 28, 2011 - 9 answers

Unleaded or Regular?

[MythFilter]: Grandmothers always say never buy a dented can from the supermarket. Is there any truth to this today? [more inside]
posted by Funmonkey1 on Apr 16, 2009 - 34 answers

How fast does the body eliminate lead?

My baby recently tested quite high (but not at an emergency level) for lead. He had two tests in a row, so we're pretty sure they're correct. We've got all kinds of information on eliminating lead and we're doing everything we can, but we'd like to make a plan about assessing his progress and considering more serious steps like moving if it's not great. Does anyone know how fast one can expect blood levels to drop after removing the source of exposure?
posted by lgyre on Sep 3, 2008 - 13 answers

How normal is a terrible memory?

Bad memory makes me feel stupid. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 28, 2007 - 25 answers

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