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Pigeon Pb Proxies Could Cut Kids' Blood Tests

August 15th, 2016

Episode 540 of 674 episodes

In neighborhoods where kids have an increased chance of exposure to toxic lead, pigeons also have higher blood lead levels—making the birds potential proxies for risk assessment.

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