According to a Brown University-led geographic analysis, the rate at which lead poisoning has struck young Rhode Island children depends heavily on where they live. The research was done from comprehensive health department data from Rhode Island between 1993 and 2005. By mapping cases of lead poisoning, researchers are able to target cleanup resources to do the most good.
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Brown University, http://news.brown.edu/pressreleases/2010/11/lead?printable
Sachiye Day, VERTICES intern