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‘Peds to Parents’: How to avoid lead poisoning in children

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

Upstate Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics Howard L Weinberger, MD Howard Weinberger, MD, provides an overview of lead poisoning, which occurs when lead builds up in the body over a period of time and can cause serious health problems.  He shares some simple precautions that can help prevent it, and treatments that are available.  Weinberger is the Director of the Central/Eastern New York Lead Poisoning Resource Center, and an Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics at Upstate.

Information for Families: How Do Children Get Lead Poisoning?


1/22/12 Environmental toxicants and children’s health

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Brooks Gump PhD MPHBrooks Gump, associate professor in Syracuse University’s Department of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition, speaks about what toxins from our environment are doing to our children’s health.