Harm at home

Young children in South Los Angeles continue to live in conditions that harm their health and well-being. In the first of two parts, KPCC investigates why the community still suffers most of the cases of childhood lead poisoning in the city and how concerted efforts to eliminate lead's threat to early development are falling short.

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FAQ: What you need to know about lead in the home

If you know or suspect your home is exposed to lead, either through paint, dust tracked in from the outside or other sources, here's some information that can help.