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Childhood Lead Exposure Linked to Violent Crime in Adults

CINCINNATI, Ohio, May 28, 2008 (ENS) – High levels of lead in the blood of fetuses and young children has been linked for the first time to higher rates of criminal arrest in adulthood. The strongest association between childhood blood-lead level and criminal behavior was for arrests involving acts of violence, new research has found. … Childhood Lead Exposure Linked to Violent Crime in Adults