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Canada: fluoridated and non-fluoridated cities and towns
For a quick overview, Michael Dolan, in his November 2021 Fluoridation Review, listed this information on fluoridated cities and towns in Canada British Columbia The following list is from the Your Water Matter website [Vancouver], 2015 Fluoridated cities and towns: Cranbrook, Fort St. John, Terrace Non-fluoridated cities and towns: the rest of British Columbia Newfoundland […]Canada, National
Why the fight over fluoride in water is resurfacing
Listen: Guest: Kieran Leavitt, Toronto Star politics reporter For decades, adding fluoride to the water supply of many Canadians towns and cities has been standard public health protocol. Fluoridation has proven to slow tooth decay,and the practice has widespread support among doctors and dentists, including the World Health Organization, Health Canada and the Canadian Association […]Canada, National
Anti-fluoride group expected to bring back debate to Windsor-Essex
Dentists want to keep it in, but one group wants communities across Canada to keep fluoride out of the water we drink. A new group, Fluoride Free Canada, is expected to announce a new initiative to make sure fluoride is not added to drinking water in any Canadian community. Details of the announcement have been […]Canada, National Canada, Ontario
Anti-intellectualism and the mass public’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Abstract Anti-intellectualism (the generalized distrust of experts and intellectuals) is an important concept in explaining the public’s engagement with advice from scientists and experts. We ask whether it has shaped the mass public’s response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). We provide evidence of a consistent connection between anti-intellectualism and COVID-19 risk perceptions, social distancing, mask […]Canada, National
Scientists call for independent probe of Canadian professor’s research linking fluoride to lower IQ
Note from Fluoride Action Network– Whatever happened to the Canadian media? In the past they had the ability to write about controversy with integrity. Apparently no more. While we have no expectations from the National Post and the Calgary newspapers, which disgrace themselves whenever fluoride is the subject, our expectations of the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting […]Canada, National
International experts call for independent probe of Canadian research linking fluoride and lower IQ.
Note from Fluoride Action Network: The National Post, a Canadian newspaper, is controversial and provocative. The paper has taken a committed position to support the fluoridation of drinking water and chooses to denigrate those who have a different opinion. At the top of this online article is a photo of Professor Christine Till as well […]Canada Canada, National Misinformation
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
Do you need to worry about fluoride during pregnancy?
It’s in your toothpaste and mouthwash, and there’s a good chance you’re drinking it, too. But recent research says certain levels of fluoride might not be safe for babies in utero. Here’s what you need to know. If you are pregnant or hoping to become pregnant, you’re likely more aware of what’s going into your […]Canada, National
Does water fluoridation really damage your children’s IQ?
A recent study showed that community water fluoridation was associated with lower IQ scores in young children. Opponents of water fluoridation jumped on the study, claiming that it confirms the dangers of fluoride on the developing brain. Since then, a number of critics have pointed out that the differences in IQ scores were small and […]Canada, National
‘So much is at stake’: Academics call for release of data behind controversial Canadian fluoride study
A study linking fluoride exposure in pregnancy to lower IQ scores in boys is unnecessarily frightening people into avoiding fluoridated water, researchers say When the editor-in-chief of a highly reputable American medical journal decided to publish a potential bombshell study from Canada hinting that pregnant women who drink fluoridated water risk subtly damaging their child’s […]Canada, National