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Letter to Calgary Councillors: Evidence of the O’Brien Institute’s firmly entrenched, pro-fluoridation position.
Dear Councillors, Subject: evidence of the O’Brien Institute’s firmly entrenched, pro-fluoridation position. Dr. Ghali of the O’Brien Institute insisted on Feb. 25th that the Institute will provide you an unbiased dossier on water fluoridation. Yet the following examples from the Institute’s social media posts, newsletters and other documents clearly demonstrate a firmly entrenched, pro-fluoridation position. Dozens […]Canada, Alberta
High levels of dental decay seen at screening event
Nearly half of children who received a free dental screening at a weekend event in Calgary hadn’t seen a dentist in the previous year and had visible decay, according to the group behind the event. Free dental screenings were offered at the Genesis Centre on Sunday by Calgarians For Kids’ Health. Of the 97 children […]Canada, Alberta
Bedford County will reintroduce fluoride to water systems
BEDFORD Co., Va. (WSET) — Bedford County will soon introduce fluoride back into their water systems. While the project is still in its early stages, the country hopes residents will see the effects in one to three years. Megan Aubrey of Bedford Water Authority says the fluoridation will restore consistency to the area. “It is […]United States, Virginia
Here’s why AQMD committee chose enhanced safety measures over a ban on MHF at refineries in Wilmington and Torrance
Supervisor Janice Hahn and Rolling Hills Estates City Councilwoman Judy Mitchell cast the dissenting votes against allowing use of HMF to continue. Refinery officials applauded the decision. Anti-MHF activists vowed to fight on. Improved safety systems at two South Bay refineries are preferable to a phase-out and eventual ban of modified hydrofluoric acid, a subcommittee […]United States, California Oil Refineries
Madison County Health Department receives national grant for oral health
Wampsville, N.Y. — With money from the Barclay-Giel Seed Grant, the Madison County Department of Health will be launching an oral health community campaign. “We here at the Health Department are pleased to announce that we have been awarded the $7,500 grant to launch an Oral Health Community Campaign in Madison County,” said Eric Faisst, director of […]United States, New York
Philadelphia ‘dodged a catastrophe’ in refinery explosion, safety advocates say
A series of explosions and a spectacular fire ripped through a South Philadelphia oil refinery early Friday, rattling windows, injuring workers, unnerving the city, and causing gasoline markets to spike on speculation of fuel shortages. The incident at Philadelphia Energy Solutions , the East Coast’s largest refinery, injured five workers, who were treated at the […]Oil Refineries
Have your teeth been affected?
In 2001 the government funded independent York University review of water fluoridation identified high levels, 44 per cent, of dental fluorosis in fluoridated areas of the UK. Incurable dental fluorosis is the only visible indicator of over exposure to high levels of fluoride in the body and is indicated by mottling on the surface of […]United Kingdom, England
Kempkens, Kraglund & Strang Letter: Community water fluoridation claims disputed by doctors
In an editorial note from the editors that explained the background of the letters published since May 27, 2019, on the fluoridation issue: On May 27, the Cape Breton Post published a column by Sydney resident Marlene Kane which called for a ban on water fluoridation. On June 6, the Post published a letter from […]Canada, Nova Scotia
Climate change gaining ground as poll issue
Excerpt: In 2018, the Central Pollution Control Board identified a total of 351 polluted river stretches. Of the 640 districts in the country, the groundwater in 276 is polluted due to fluoride, in 387 due to nitrate, in 113 due to heavy metals, and in 61 districts, it’s due to uranium. *Read the full article […]India
Officials say air tests from refinery fire showed no immediate danger. EPA data show company has past high-priority violations.
City officials said Friday afternoon that air testing taken during the day at the site of the refinery fire in South Philadelphia showed no immediate cause for alarm for workers at the site or residents nearby. “Preliminary testing both at the site of the refinery and in the adjacent community has shown no ambient carbon […]United States, Pennsylvania Oil Refineries