Lead levels in Wisconsin children a concern
July 27, 2022
A recent study has found that lead levels in the blood of Wisconsin's children are more than double the national rate.
The study conducted by a national lab and published through the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) pediatrics network studied more than 1 million children younger than 6 in all 50 states. In 24 states, results showed that more than half the children had detectable lead levels in their blood. In Wisconsin, the rate was 4.3%; the national average is 1.9%. A d...