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New Study Links Childhood Lead Exposure to Sleep Problems

Posted on December 08, 2015

Blog: National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)

A new research study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing shows that lead exposure in early childhood is associated with an increased risk for sleeping problems and excessive daytime sleepiness in later childhood. This is the first longitudinal, population-based study to investigate early lead exposure’s link to sleep problems. The findings will be […]

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