Lead Poisoning Directory
Lead poisoning occurs when you absorb too much lead by breathing or swallowing a substance with lead in it, such as food, dust, paint, or water. Too much lead in the body can cause irreversible problems in growth and development in children and cause serious health problems for adults. The most common source of lead poisoning is from lead-based paint and dust found in old homes or buildings. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about lead poisoning, what it looks like, how to prevent it, what to do if you get sick, and much more.
Conditions Similar to ADHD
Many conditions, such as depression and alcoholism, can occur in conjunction with ADHD or may have similar symptoms. Find out more from WebMD.
Symptoms of Anemia
WebMD's guide to the symptoms of the various types of anemia.
What Should I Do If I’m Worried about Lead in My Home?
Do you have lead in your home? There are several ways to find out. Learn the steps you can take to protect yourself and your family.
Hair Dye FAQ's
Is hair dye safe? Even when you’re pregnant? Read the answers to those and other frequently asked questions about hair coloring.
Lead in Toys: Could It Be Lurking in Your Home?
While many dangerous toys have been recalled, lead has been found in some that haven't made any recall list. Here's what you need to know.
Buying Safe Toys for the Holidays
At a time when children are compiling their holiday wish lists, parents are fretting over another one: the safe toy list.
Are Natural Beauty Products Better?
Be careful with "natural cosmetics": they may not be better and they may not be safer.