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NRL-built Argon Fluoride Laser marks breakthrough, sets new energy record
WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory research team set a new energy record on March 5 using an argon fluoride laser. This energy is twice the previous record. It delivered a laser beam capable of applying more force to implode a laser fusion target than any other laser technology, which is […]United States, National USA Nuclear Industry
Associations between Household Water Fluoridation Status and Plain Tap or Bottled Water Consumption
Note from Fluoride Action Network: The lead author along with 3 co-authors are with the CDC’s Division of Oral Health (M. Lin, S.O. Griffin, V. Robison, L. Espinoza). This division is charged with promoting water fluoridation. The other two authors are S. Park (CDC’s Division of Nutrition) and C. Li (Northrop Grumman Corporation). (EC) Abstract […]United States, National USA United States
US EPA. Final rule allowing new perfluorinated chemicals.
Excerpts from the Final Rule: SUMMARY: EPA is issuing significant new use rules (SNURs) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMNs) and are subject to Orders issued by EPA pursuant to TSCA. This action requires persons to notify EPA at least 90 days before […]United States, National USA Perfluorinated chemicals
Spokane City Council accepts a contract to start the process of studying, designing and implementing fluoridation
The original print version of this article was headlined “On the Path of Teeth Resistance” After more than four hours of video testimony on Monday, the Spokane City Council didn’t officially commit to start fluoridating the city’s water. But it did set the city on a path toward fluoridation that may be costly if it […]United States, Washington State
Shippensburg Borough Authority receives fluoride grant
The Shippensburg Borough Authority recently received a $25K grant from the Pennsylvania Coalition for Oral Health to help continue to provide fluoride in the borough’s water supply. Pictured, from left, are: Borough Manager Kevin Plasterer; local dentist Dr. Gary Davis, DDS; and SBA Chairman Michael Pimental. The Shippensburg Borough Authority recently received a competitive $25,000 […]United States, Pennsylvania
National Toxicology Program Systematic Review: 3 New Documents
September 16. Draft NTP Monograph on the Systematic Review of Fluoride Exposure and Neurodevelopmental and Cognitive Health Effects*. **The September 6, 2019 draft monograph was peer reviewed by a committee convened by the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM). This current draft incorporates changes in response to that review and is being submitted […]United States, National USA
CDC: Oral Health among Teens in the U.S.
Excerpt: The CDC’s Oral Health Surveillance Report shows that as a whole, the prevalence of cavities among adolescents aged 12 to 19 has not changed significantly over a five-year period (the percentage of those affected stands at 57%). The prevalence is higher among Mexican American (69%) and poor and near-poor teens (65%) compared to non-Hispanic white […]United States, National USA CDC
Smile Spokane information on City Council’s website: Part 2.
Note from Fluoride Action Network: SmileSpokane, the force behind the huge campaign to fluoridate Spokane, has two resources on fluoridation listed on the City Council of Spokane’s website under Items of Interest. The following is one of the two, titled City Council Fluoridation Facts & FAQ (PDF 6.6 MB). This is the American Dental Association’s […]United States, Washington State
Water Quality for Grazing Livestock. Metalloid and Metal Contamination of Water.
Key Points • Arsenic interacts with many other dietary factors, resulting in either increased or decreased toxicity. • Livestock should not be fed water containing more than 10 mg Ba21/L even for short periods. Until there are better data, it is impossible to make any recommendations regarding chronic exposure. • The effects of fluoride in […]United States, Wyoming
Spokane will study fluoride with a $4 million grant
With a $4 million grant in hand, the city of Spokane can study the feasibility and cost of adding fluoride to its drinking water. If Spokane ultimately decides to move forward with fluoridation, the study will be paid for by the grant from the Arcora Foundation, the philanthropic nonprofit of dental insurer Delta Dental. If […]United States, Washington State