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Folk Medicines Contain Lead

HOUSTON (AP) – Maria didn’t mean to poison her children. Quite the opposite. Worried about her daughters’ lack of appetite, the young Houston mother was merely following her grandmother’s advice when she gave the two girls and a niece a dose of “greta” – a Mexican folk medicine used to treat children’s stomach ailments.

Link to article: http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080122/D8UAVM200.html