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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Chen also ruled that a long-delayed study of fluoride by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) could be reviewed in its unpublished form to better inform the judges final decision.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
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
Molten Salt Reactors: Maritime’s Nuclear Option
FAN NOTE: Another piece published today on fluoride and nuclear power. A race is being run by nuclear scientists and ship designers. The prize? “Decarbonization’s” holy grail — believed to be a “small” thorium-fuelled, molten-salt rector’s unlimited power to propel sea trade. At the same time, a recently revived discussion among leading marine-nuclear thinkers revolves […]United States, National Nuclear Industry
The Truth About Fluoride Exposure And Intelligence In School-Age Children
One of the hardest things about being a parent is knowing whether you have done everything you could have to give your child the best start in life. There is plenty of research that backs up the fact that attending 0early learning centers improve the chances of success later in life. But, it’s harder to […]United States, National
Screening and Interventions to Prevent Dental Caries in Children Younger Than 5 Years .US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement Abstract Importance Dental caries is the most common chronic disease in children in the US. According to the 2011-2016 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, approximately 23% of children aged 2 to 5 years had dental caries in their primary teeth. Prevalence is higher in Mexican American children […]United States, National