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Assessment of water quality of best water management practices in lake adjacent to the high-latitude agricultural areas, China.
Abstract A major inland alkalinity lake in Northeast China, the Chagan Lake, was studied for the changes of its water qualities over the past three decades. Water quality data, including total nitrogen (TN), total phosphorus (TP), pH, dissolved oxygen (DO), and fluoride (F–), were analyzed to derive key indices for guiding water quality management. Our […]China
Canadian duo invent a toothpaste tablet to eliminate plastic tubes
Canadian entrepreneurs Mike Medicoff and Damien Vince have created a toothpaste that comes in the form of a tablet Change Toothpaste In order to combat the hundreds of millions of empty toothpaste tubes that are destined for landfill across the world each year, Canadian entrepreneurs Mike Medicoff and Damien Vince have created a toothpaste […]Canada, National Toothpaste
Fluoridation of water ‘not even an issue’, Timaru dentist says
Timaru dentist Dr Mark Goodhew says listening to conspiracy theories surrounding fluoridation of drinking water was very disappointing. A Timaru dentist believes fluoridation of drinking water is an issue that should not even be up for debate in New Zealand. Last week, the National Party delivered its health discussion document to Parliament in which it […]New Zealand
Ski firms prep for fluoride wax ban
The International Ski Federation wants to ban traditional fluoride coating for environmental and health reasons. Fluorinated waxes have been used in competitive skiing for some 30 years. Image: Tomi Hänninen Finnish manufacturers of coatings used to lubricate the bottoms of skis in competitive sports are searching for eco-friendly alternatives to the old industry standard, which […]Finland Perfluorinated chemicals
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
NE England: Water fluoridation gains momentum with new website
Support for community water fluoridation continues to gain momentum with the unveiling of a new web page supporting schemes in the North East of England (https://onepartpermillion.co.uk/north-east). The web page is part of the One Part Per Million campaign initiated and funded by the local dental committee movement and is in readiness for public consultations in […]United Kingdom, England
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
Calderdale: Council to explore possibility of flouridation of water to improve dental health of children
A debate on children’s dental health ended with a request to council officers to explore the possibility of whether water supplies could be fluoridated. Acknowledging it is a controversial subject, members of Calderdale Council’s children and young people’s scrutiny board thought it was nevertheless an option worth exploring. Coun Stephen Baines, who represents Northowram and […]United Kingdom, England
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