Andy’s Quick Hits (180): Lead exposure shrank IQ of half of Americans

Lead in petrol, gasoline, is a thing of the past. Finally banned in 1996 in the USA and earlier in most European countries. However, a recent study out of Duke University shows that the impact of lead exposure to those who were exposed is dramatic. Very dramatic.

A reminder that lead is neurotoxic and can destroy brain cells if it enters the body…

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