Fluoride Action Network


  • Canadian Mother-Offspring IQ Study: Mercola.

    Its best to read the original article Research confirms fluoride lowers children’s IQ By Dr. Mercola Article opens with a video interview with Paul Connett, PhD, Director of the Fluoride Action Network Story at-a-glance A U.S. and Canadian government-funded observational study found that drinking fluoridated water during pregnancy lowers children’s IQ A 1 milligram per […]

  • Letters in support of fluoridation to Reading officials from: American Academy of Pediatrics; Pew Charitable Trusts; and others.

    The following statements in support of fluoridation are contained in this pdf: August 12, 2014, Letter from the Berks County Community Foundation to Members, City of Reading Board of Health Members, City of Reading Environmental Advisory Council Reading City Hall Reading , PA 19601 Dear Members: At its meeting of July 23, 2014, the Berks […]

  • Study: Low-level fluoride exposure may reduce kidney and liver function in adolescents

    Is Fluoridation safe?­­ For those who pay attention to the published scientific studies the answer is “no.” But for public health officials and other diehard promoters of fluoridation, the answer is “yes” – and has been for over 70 years. And it HAS to be “yes” because the moment they entertain any doubts on the […]

  • Fluoride In Drinking Water: Boon Or Bane?

    The medical community and consumers have been sharing conflicting opinions on the health effects of fluoride. Some people question its use in drinking water, while others promote the mineral’s health benefits. Fluoride naturally occurs in soil, water and food. But the industry has been using the mineral’s synthetic form in water and dental products, such […]

  • The Bagana volcano in Papua New Guinea

    A Kiwi scientist is about to get an up-close-and-personal look at one of the world’s angriest volcanoes, through a clever approach now also being used here. Rising to 1750m above the Papua New Guinea island of Bougainville – or roughly the same height as Mt Hikurangi on New Zealand’s East Coast – Bagana is one […]

  • Several In Utero Fluoride/IQ Studies Should Provoke A Nation-Wide Fluoridation Moratorium

    On August 30th, the Fluoride Action Network published the following press release in response to the continued criticism of the JAMA Pediatrics IQ-fluoride study.  We plan to respond with additional press releases in the coming days.  In the meantime, here again is a link to the video of Paul Connett’s response to some of the […]

  • Need to keep open mind on fluoride research: specialist

    Fluoride is considered both safe and effective in New Zealand, but the health community needs to monitor new studies and not get stuck in scientific dogma, a specialist in the area says. Southern District Health Board dental public health specialist Tim Mackay yesterday responded to a Canadian study that concluded maternal exposure to higher levels […]

  • Canadian Mother-Offspring IQ Study: Pocono Record.

    Is fluoride in water toxic to babies’ brains? A rigorous study raises alarms. By Marie McCullough, The Philadelphia Inquirer A new study that suggests fluoride is harmful to developing brains is likely to fan the smoldering debate over the safety of adding the tooth-protecting mineral to public drinking water. The study by Canadian researchers, published […]

  • Time to listen to Pro-fluoridation agencies raising alarms

    The O’Brien Institute for Public Health at Calgary University has just released their report on fluoridation. This institute has, up to now, been staunchly in favour of fluoridation. However, yesterday, with regards to fluoride’s effect on the brain, they say “The new emerging studies in this domain need to be tracked very closely, and carefully […]

  • Massey letter 2: Pro-fluoridation doctors fail to reassure

    In their recent letter (Water fluoridation claims disputed by doctors, Cape Breton Post, June 22), Dr. Daniela Kempkens, Dr. Ferne Kraglund and Dr. Robert Strang said they wished to address “misinformation” about community water fluoridation, specifically with respect to recent U.S. government-funded studies of Mexican mother-child pairs that strongly suggest harm occurs at exposure levels […]