Fluoride Action Network


  • Sonoma County considers authorizing more water fluoridation studies

    The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday is set to advance one of its most hot-button projects: a bid to introduce fluoride to most of the county’s drinking water to improve dental health. A new county report concludes that move, though still in its study phase, would be feasible, although it could also be […]

  • Health Canada has no studies on actual fluoride chemicals used in drinking water

    In a recent freedom of information request Health Canada has admitted that after a thorough search for studies showing fluoride is safe no records could be found on hydrofluosilicic acid. Hydrofluosilicic acid is one of the most widely used fluoridation chemical along with silicofluorides since they are cheaper than sodium fluoride. Winnipeg Manitoba uses hydrofluosilicic acid to […]

  • NHMRC is soliciting published studies on fluoridation’s health effects

    Submit evidence on the health effects of water FLUORIDATION The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is calling for published studies on the health effects of water fluoridation. The call for evidence opens on 23 July and closes 10:00am 22 August. Further information. Health effects of water fluoridation Community water fluoridation, also known as […]

  • New studies seek to bolster case for fluoride in Sonoma County’s water supply

    Despite heated opposition, Sonoma County health officials are building their case that adding fluoride to public water supplies is the most effective way to prevent tooth decay and reduce costs of dental care for the greatest number of Sonoma County residents — a strategy some fluoridation proponents said could translate into broader political support of […]

  • Studies show fluoridated tap water can have negative effect on health

    Most toothpaste boxes have a portion that reads drug facts on the back. Underneath that it states sodium fluoride. Elsewhere on the box it states if you swallow more than used for brushing teeth, get medical help or contact Poison Control right away. According to the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority, New Haven has […]

  • Fluorourocil: Catheter studies raise acid alert

    Chemotherapy treatments routinely deliver drugs via catheters, yet in 25% of these catheters there are complications that are generally not well understood. For the first time researchers have studied the behaviour of a common chemotherapy drug on silver, which is often used to coat catheters and other apparatus used in chemotherapy drug delivery. The studies […]

  • New studies reveal that drinking certain kinds of tea poses dangerous health risks

    Fortunately, there are ways to minimize them Next to water, tea is the most popular beverage in the world, which is generally a good thing: Besides being tasty and soothing—or energizing, depending on what you’re going for—a seemingly endless body of research has linked it with a huge number of mental and physical health benefits. […]

  • Role of fluoride in formation of urinary calculi: studies in rats

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  • Maternal and fetal exposures to fluoride during mid-gestation among pregnant women in northern California.

    Introduction In the United States (US), water and water-based beverages contribute to approximately 75% of the total fluoride intake among adults living in communities that fluoridate their water supply [1]. The most recent estimates posted by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), are that nearly three-fourths of the U.S. population with access […]