By Susan Scutti | May 06, 2013 10:44 AM EDT
The effects of lead exposure have long been recorded. In 70 AD, the Greek physician Pedanius Dioscorides wrote in De Materia Medica that after exposure to lead, “the mind gives way.”
By Tim Cocks | Nov 15, 2012 09:22 AM EST
Doctors Without Borders said Nigeria had failed to deliver on promises to tackle a deadly lead poisoning epidemic and called on president Goodluck Jonathan to intervene.