In light of the recent events in Flint, Michigan this poster will review lead poisoning and its long term effects. We will be covering the multitude of sources of lead poisoning, the mechanisms by which lead does its damage, detection methods, treatment options, and limitations therein. The issues in Flint have highlighted the flaws in current acceptable detection procedures as well as brought to light the dangers of lead. Public concerns about clean drinking water have brought these issues to the forefront.
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Bishop, Adam; Davis, Marvel; and Flatt, Patricia, "Lead Toxicity and Flint, Michigan" (2016). Academic Excellence Showcase Proceedings. 42.