Fixing Up 'This Old House' May Increase Exposure To Lead In Young

Saturday, May 3, 2008 - 07:28 in Health & Medicine

Ripping out and tearing down to create a divinely designed home, a la HGTV, is all the rage today -- and the economic downturn may be leading more families to renovate rather than relocate. But a new study by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has found that parents need to be aware that all this interior renovation can put their children's health at risk due to exposure to lead.

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