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Water Pollution Sources and Purification
It is hoped that “Water Pollution Sources and Purification: Challenges and Scope“ shall provide guidelines to all interested in research studies of one sort or the other. The book consists of seven chapters, well arranged in a coherent manner. Chapter one deals with the different water purification techniques used for safe drinking water production, their […]United States, National
Early Oral Health: How Breast Milk and Formula Impact Baby’s Teeth.
Primary teeth come in when babies are about six months old. However, parents can take action on their little one’s oral health before their first teeth even pop up. Newborn infants typically produce less saliva. Saliva helps us wash away food debris and bacteria buildup in our mouth. For a newborn with less saliva, this […]United States, National
Communities Across America Say No to Fluoride in Drinking Water.
Communities Across America Say No to Fluoride in Drinking Water Communities fighting to get fluoride out of drinking water came to Washington, DC, in unity with advocates impacted by chemical contamination across the nation. A landmark federal lawsuit was filed to prohibit the addition of fluoride in drinking water. Fluoride, also known as Hydrofluorosilicic Acid, comes from the […]United States, National
Guest column: EPA has lost its way.
It has been more than 20 years since I worked as a senior attorney at the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), using my legal training to help enforce the Clean Water Act and advise agency managers on a range of hazardous waste issues. When I joined the regulatory agency in 1992, I felt my work […]United States, National
After A Two Year Delay, Federal Judge Says Fluoride Lawsuit May Continue
U.S. District Court Judge Edward Chen has ended a two year stay on a historic lawsuit seeking to end water fluoridation in the United States. Judge Chen also ruled that a long-delayed study of fluoride by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) could be reviewed in its unpublished form to better inform the judges final decision. […]United States, National
Fluoride use was consequence of flawed nutritional guidelines, researcher says.
Prominent organizations including the World Health Organization and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have dismissed low-carbohydrate diets that prevent tooth decay in favor of recommending high-carbohydrate diets which rely on fluoride and food fortification to mitigate dental damage and nutritional shortcomings, a University of Washington researcher says. Dr. Philippe Hujoel, UW School of Dentistry. In […]United States, National
Drinking Water Case Proceeds to Probe Fluoride Data, Court Says
Case challenges 77-year old tradition of adding fluoride Case to review studies on health effects of the chemical A federal court will allow a lawsuit to prohibit fluoride from drinking water to proceed to review new scientific evidence about the chemical’s potential to harm babies’ developing nervous systems. Judge Edward M. Chen of the US […]United States, National
Judge Lifts Stay In Fluoride Trial In Narrow Bid To Obtain Draft NTP Report.
Excerpt: The judge overseeing anti-fluoridation groups’ long-running suit over EPA’s denial of their petition to ban fluoridation under TSCA has lifted his years-long stay to try to obtain the latest draft of a key scientific report on the mineral’s toxicity so that he and the parties in the case can review it to determine if […]United States, National
Opinion: NIDCR report reveals 22 years of effort, money, fluoridation failed to improve oral health.
Editor’s note: the following information was submitted to Fort Atkinson Online by Paul S. Beeber, JD, president of the New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation, Inc. The information was submitted following a decision made Tuesday, Sept. 20, by the Jefferson City Council to continue to add fluoride to the city’s water supply. The measure […]United States, National
Water fluoridation hasn’t been associated with cognitive or other health problems so far, contrary to widespread claims.
FAN NOTE: Who checks the fact checkers? Lazy journalism. Health Feedback lies by omission here – no mention whatsoever of NIH-funded longitudinal studies showing water fluoridation HAS been associated with strong cognitive deficits in children. CLAIM: “Harvard Study Confirms: Fluoride Reduces Children’s IQ Factually inaccurate: The Harvard study didn’t confirm that fluoride reduces children’s IQ. […]United States, National