/What health effects are associated with lead poisoning?

Table 2 shows some health effects resulting from lead poisoning.

Table 2. Health Effects of Lead Poisoning

Children Adults
Behavioral problems Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Damage to kidneys, nervous system and brain Reproductive complications (e.g., infertility in males; miscarriages in
females)
Learning disabilities Cancer
Loss of visual and motor skills
Slowed or stunted growth
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