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Leaving Shoes at the Door Reduces Lead Exposure in the Home

In talking with our Environmental Medicine Expert, Dr. Tom Drost, MD, I found out something I never knew before. One of the biggest ways lead gets into our homes is from tracking it in on our shoes. Yep, you heard right. We walk around collecting all kinds of nasty things on our feet, one of which is lead, and we track it throughout the house!