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Tackling the difficult questions: Ashley Malin, PhD.
“But in the years following my healing, I kept my promise” In this video, Dr. Ashley Malin recounts her path to becoming a public health scientist and psychologist, facing a life-altering disease along the way. Watch to learn how Dr. Malin’s determination led to publishing research in an under-studied field, linking low-level sodium fluoride exposure […]International
Highly fluorinated chemicals can increase risk for diabetes and coeliac disease in children.
Tuulia Hyötyläinen and Matej Oresic, both researchers in biomedicine, have published two studies on the connection between highly fluorinated chemicals—per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) – and two diseases in children: type 1 diabetes and coeliac disease (US spelling celiac, or gluten intolerance). Both are autoimmune diseases, which arise from an abnormal immune response to the […]International Perfluorinated chemicals
Sulfoxaflor: Attorney General Becerra Files Amicus Brief in Lawsuit Challenging Improper EPA Approval of Pesticide that is Toxic to Bees
Note from Fluoride Action Network The structural formula of Sulfoxaflor (see more information) SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today led a multistate coalition in filing an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) improper registration process for new uses of sulfoxaflor. Sulfoxaflor is a pesticide that, due to its […]United States, California Pesticides
Spokane residents hold anti-fluoride rally as city council voting date approaches
City council members will vote on adding fluoride to Spokane’s water in less than two weeks. That ticking clock is encouraging people to make their voices heard. On Thursday, a group of people gathered in Riverfront Park for an anti-fluoride rally. Organizer Stefanie Howerton told KHQ they understand wanting to help the city’s collective health, […]United States, Washington State
Fluoride and arsenic contamination in drinking water due to mining activities and its impact on local area population
Contamination of arsenic and fluoride in drinking water reservoirs is a serious health issue in the Sibi district, Balochistan, Pakistan. The contamination has already been affecting a large population of the district. Dental fluorosis and dermatitis are the most common reported illnesses in the area. This study focused on the evaluation of the root causes […]Pakistan
2018 Water Fluoridation Statistics by State for the U.S.
The most recent data on fluoridation statistics, online August 26, 2020. These statistics were prepared using water system data reported by states to the CDC Water Fluoridation Reporting System as of December 31, 2018, the U.S. Census Bureau state population estimates for July 2018external icon, and population estimates served by public water supply as of […]United States, National USA
California Bill To Ban Toxic PFAS From Firefighting Foam Heads to Governor
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – On Sunday, the California legislature approved a measure to address the growing contamination crisis of toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS. The bill would ban the chemicals in PFAS-based firefighting foams, like aqueous film-forming foam, or AFFF – one of the most significant sources of PFAS water contamination. The bill now goes […]United States, California Perfluorinated chemicals
Shiloh, PA, ends water fluoridation today
West Manchester Township Authority Incorporated June 27, 1950 SHILOH WATER SYSTEM 2115 Log Cabin Rd. York, PA 17408 July 7, 2020 Dear Shiloh Water Customer: The West Manchester Township Authority began researching the benefit of adding fluoride to the Shiloh Water System beginning in December of 2018, after receiving numerous requests by customers to discontinue […]United States, Pennsylvania
Spokane. It’s time to fluoridate (Letter)
It is time for Spokane to fluoridate its community water. I support the City Council adjusting the level of fluoride in Spokane’s water supply to provide a good balance for health. As a thirdgeneration Spokanite currently raising the fourth generation, I was blessed with parents along with my childhood dentist, Dr. Mecham, who believed in […]United States, Washington State
Pro-fluoridation advocates show up in force to press for continuance of practice in Wisconsin
Madison Water Utility Board postpone a review of community water fluoridation Madison, Wis. — Community water fluoridation will continue in the capital city of Wisconsin, but there is a question fluoridation activists are asking: For how long? After listening to a crowd of 70 speakers at its Aug. 25 virtual meeting, the five-member Madison Water […]United States, National USA