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Home repairs reduce lead exposure among pregnant women


A randomized clinical trial showed that changes to living spaces, including fixing and repainting walls that were covered in lead paint, as well as installing water filters and dusting, significantly reduced the amount of lead found within the homes of pregnant women. However, the interventions did not significantly improve neurobehavioral outcomes in their children.

“This study shows that it is possible to reduce residential lead exposures and prevent lead exposures, particularly among children at higher risk of lead poisoning,” Joseph M. Braun, PhD, associate professor of epidemiology at Brown University’s School of Public Health, told Infectious Diseases in Children. “Our intervention was unique in that we reduced residential lead exposures before children were born and living in homes that had lead hazards in an attempt to prevent exposures.”

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