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Chances Are, You Had Toxic Lead Levels as a Kid

The startling data comes from a new study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

I have always been darkly fascinated by lead. As a nephrologist, I would occasionally come across a case of what we still call saturnine gout — gout due to lead toxicity — in the occasional moonshiner, a result of distilling…

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