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  •  there is literally volumes of information (4+ / 0-)
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    TomP, nice marmot, sagesource, elginblt

    on the actually science behind way lead is poisonous and how exactly it effects the body.

    That's pretty much undeniable

    •  The question really is the link between health (3+ / 0-)
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      effects and crime rates.  That's the harder link to prove.  Dropping IQ and so forth is pretty straightforward.

      Hay hombres que luchan un dia, y son buenos Hay otros que luchan un año, y son mejores Hay quienes luchan muchos años, y son muy buenos. Pero hay los que luchan toda la vida. Esos son los imprescendibles.

      by Mindful Nature on Thu Jan 03, 2013 at 06:14:09 PM PST

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      •  true (0+ / 0-)

        but I think a starting point of 'massive neurological effects from systematic lead posioning' plus showing that at least there is a correlation would in fact lead one to tentatively conclude that in fact there is causation of some sort.

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