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15 Wellness Trends Experts Hope Will Go Away In 2020
Excerpts: It’s not too late to abandon these fads. Over the last decade the wellness world has exploded. It seems as though every week there is some hot trend being touted by a health expert, influencer, or celebrity (Gwyneth Paltrow, we are talking about you!). However, a handful (or three!) of these latest gadgets, diets, […]United States, National USA
Water Authority considers no longer adding fluoride to Festus, Herculaneum water
Officials with the Jefferson County Water Authority, which serves customers in Festus and Herculaneum, have been discussing the possibility of discontinuing the practice of adding fluoride to the water system. Many water providers add fluoride to their systems because the chemical helps prevent tooth decay. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), fluoridated water […]United States, Missouri
Simple Test Could Prevent Fluoride-Related Disease
Method uses synthetic biology to detect dangerous levels of fluoride in drinking water The test tube on the left shows a real positive result from water sampled in Costa Rica. The middle tube is a negative control. The tube on the right is a positive control.Credit: Julius B. Lucks/Northwestern University With one drop of water, […]United States, National USA
Water Fluoridation: A Good Way To Lower IQ
Fluoride has been added to our public water supplies since the 1950s. It was added because the Powers-That-Be assured us that it would lower cavity rates and cause no harm. After 70 years of adding fluoride to our water supplies, I can now state, with certainty that fluoridated water does not significantly reduce cavity rates […]United States, National USA
Gridley CA will discuss “Fluoride Elimination” on January 21, 2020.
Gridley City Council – Regular City Council Meeting Agenda Monday, December 16, 2019; 6:00 pm Gridley City Hall, 685 Kentucky Street, Gridley, CA 95948 POTENTIAL FUTURE CITY COUNCIL ITEMS – (Appearing on the Agenda within 30-90 days): Council Meeting Cancelled 1/6/2020 IT Contract with Oroville 1/21/2020 Garbage Services RFP Approval 1/21/2020 Police Department Digital Radio […]United States, California
Free oral health care for children, courtesy of Tooth B.U.D.D.S.
Tooth B.U.D.D.S. — Bringing Understanding of Dental Disease to Schools — was founded in response to the reported oral health disparities in Graham and Greenlee counties. Currently, Greenlee County ranks lowest in the state for children who have been to a dentist in the last year. Tooth B.U.D.D.S. has set its focus on the children […]United States, Arizona
Evaluation of public dose from FHR tritium release with consideration of meteorological uncertainties.
Highlights Chronic airborne tritium release modeling was performed for three locations of future FHR construction. Carried out parametric study of critical meteorological and geometric parameters. Dose prediction for the near future was conducted for three locations. Dominance of meteorological parameters differs significantly for various geological locations. The study confirms the necessity of tritium management in […]United States, National USA Nuclear Industry
Fluoride in Science News Again, This Time for Effects on Children’s IQ
The findings of a new Canadian study will be cold comfort for parents whose babies and children have consumed baby formula constituted with fluoridated drinking water. Scheduled for January 2020 publication in Environment International, the research paper, titled “Fluoride exposure from infant formula and child IQ in a Canadian birth cohort,” reports a significant drop […]United States, National USA United States Pesticides
Dentists come together in east Florida to defend community water fluoridation
Melbourne City Council votes 4-3 to continue practice that has been in place since 1966 Melbourne, Fla. — A councilman who missed an earlier city council vote meeting cast the deciding, tie-breaking vote in a 4-3 decision that will continue community fluoridation for 181,000 Brevard County residents on the east coast of Florida. “It was […]United States, Florida
Fluoridation for Yorktown, Somers and the Northern Westchester Joint Water Works.
Excerpt from a public hearing last week on Yorktown’s 2020 town budget: During the hearing, former Supervisor Susan Siegel and Yorktown resident and dentist, Dr. Carl H. Tegtmeier, chairman of the Dental Health Planning & Hospital Dentistry Committee, implored the town board to add $157,000 to the budget to complete a fluoridation project. Yorktown and […]United States, New York