Special Report Protect your family from lead exposure
Tougher guidelines have caused a dramatic reduction in the number of products that contain lead.
Lead-based paint is now banned in the U.S.
However, some children are still exposed to it.
Doctors find that children who are at high risk are the ones living in older homes.
KFDM and 6 News on Fox's Elaine Kong spoke with a family who believes exposure to lead when their children were young has caused medical problems for the children that will last a lifetime.
Learn how you can protect your family from lead exposures. Click here.