Lead Poisoning Hotline
U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Nzu, a traditional remedy for morning sickness, may contain lead and arsenic. Read more
MMWR Report from the U.S. Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention:
Recommendations for blood lead screening of Medicaid-eligible children ages 1-5. Aug. 7, 2009. Read report
Lead in Washington, DC drinking water: An update from the Environmental Protection Agency. July 2009. Read report
Welcome to our online resource for healthcare professionals providing vital, timely information in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of all forms of lead poisoning.
"SOS Lead" is a FREE emergency hotline for healthcare professionals who have questions about testing or treating lead-poisoned patients. Staffed 24-7 by medical toxicology experts.
Additonal resources for Health care providers:
Download: Lead Poisoning- Information for Parents