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Musicians hoping fluoride letter will hit the right note with Irish Water - Southern Star Newspaper

Thu, 2018-01-11 17:47

Southern Star Newspaper

Musicians hoping fluoride letter will hit the right note with Irish Water
Southern Star Newspaper
SOME of West Cork's internationally-famed residents, including actor Jeremy Irons and Oscar winning director David Puttnam, are backing an anti-fluoride campaign. The celebrities have signed a letter to relevant authorities, including Irish Water ...

Athens officials continue to fluoridate water - Athens Daily Review

Thu, 2018-01-11 17:30

Athens officials continue to fluoridate water
Athens Daily Review
Reverberations continue from an Athens City Council meeting in December on whether the city should add fluoride to the water supply, as it has for more than 30 years. "The city continues to fluoridate its water until our current fluoride supply is ...

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Isanti earns Water Fluoridation Quality Award - ECM Publishers

Thu, 2018-01-11 09:01

ECM Publishers

Isanti earns Water Fluoridation Quality Award
ECM Publishers
Isanti Mayor George Wimmer (front right) and Isanti Public Services Director Josi Wood (front left) congratulate the city's Public Works Department for their Water Fluoridation Quality Award. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. The Minnesota ...

Say no to fluoridation - mykawartha.com

Wed, 2018-01-10 11:49

Say no to fluoridation
mykawartha.com
Water fluoridation has come under increasing scrutiny as health concerns and lack of efficacy in preventing tooth decay and issues of administering chemicals through the water supply. More people in the U.S. and Canada drink fluoridated water than the ...

Local Activist Ramps Up Fight Against Fluoride in Water in Rhode Island - GoLocalProv

Wed, 2018-01-10 04:29

Local Activist Ramps Up Fight Against Fluoride in Water in Rhode Island
GoLocalProv
U.S. District Judge Edward Chen denied EPA's motion to dismiss a lawsuit by Food & Water Watch, the Fluoride Action Network and other groups who claim that ingesting fluoride can cause neurological damage. They filed a suit in April after the EPA ...

Excessive fluoride from some teas can damage bones and cause many health effects - News-Medical.net

Wed, 2018-01-10 03:26

News-Medical.net

Excessive fluoride from some teas can damage bones and cause many health effects
News-Medical.net
EPA caps fluoride water contamination at 4 mg/L to protect against skeletal fluorosis. But an EPA-requested review of fluoride toxicology research (NRC 2006) revealed 4 mg/L doesn't protect bones. The level must be lowered – some say to as close to ...
Local Activist Ramps Up Fight Against Fluoride in Water in Rhode IslandGoLocalProv

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Gunnedah set to have fluoride in the water supply by 2020 | The ... - The Northern Daily Leader

Mon, 2018-01-08 22:54

The Northern Daily Leader

Gunnedah set to have fluoride in the water supply by 2020 | The ...
The Northern Daily Leader
FIGHTING ON: Fluoride opponent Wendy Carpenter says the Facebook group It's ok to say no to fluoride in Gunnedah's water will continue to oppose fluoride. Photo: Billy Jupp. GUNNEDAH could have fluoride in its water by 2020 after Gunnedah Shire Council ...

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Tea-drinkers risk fluoride-damaged bones and more, studies shows - PR Newswire (press release)

Mon, 2018-01-08 09:12

Tea-drinkers risk fluoride-damaged bones and more, studies shows
PR Newswire (press release)
Tea plants (Camellia sinensis) absorb fluoride from soil and air then released from 1.47 to 6.9 milligrams fluoride per liter (mg/L) when brewed, reports Das' research team. "It can be predicted that long-term consumption of copious quantities of ...

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LETTER: Judge says groups can sue EPA in US over fluoridation of water - Southern Star Newspaper

Sun, 2018-01-07 14:14

Southern Star Newspaper

LETTER: Judge says groups can sue EPA in US over fluoridation of water
Southern Star Newspaper
SIR – In the week before Christmas, I submitted a document to the Irish and European authorities regarding the highly-controversial policy of mandatory fluoridation of drinking water supplies in Ireland. This policy mandates by national legislation ...

Judge Denies EPA Bid To Toss Fluoride Lawsuit - Water Online (press release)

Thu, 2018-01-04 00:16

Water Online (press release)

Judge Denies EPA Bid To Toss Fluoride Lawsuit
Water Online (press release)
The latest development in what has long been a hot button issue within the drinking water community could have major implications for the fluoridation debate. Many regulators believe that the controlled addition of fluoride to public water supplies can ...
Is Dallas water too dangerous to drink?Northdallasgazette

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This new treatment could make your next trip to the dentist more ... - PBS NewsHour

Wed, 2018-01-03 18:53

PBS NewsHour

This new treatment could make your next trip to the dentist more ...
PBS NewsHour
A new method of treating tooth decay using silver nitrate may make the pain, and expense, of traditional treatments obsolete. Special correspondent Cat Wise has the story.

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Gloster offered fluoridation system for free - McComb Enterprise Journal

Wed, 2018-01-03 14:06

Gloster offered fluoridation system for free
McComb Enterprise Journal
Ernest Herndon. Jan 3, 2018; 0. GLOSTER — State health department officials Tuesday offered to install a free fluoridation system in the town water supply if local officials approve. The town used to provide the tooth decay-fighting chemical in its ...

Court allows fluoridation case, rebuking US EPA's TSCA interpretation - Chemical Watch

Wed, 2018-01-03 08:16

Court allows fluoridation case, rebuking US EPA's TSCA interpretation
Chemical Watch
A US federal court allowed a group of NGOs to pursue a lawsuit demanding the US EPA bans the addition of fluoride to drinking water. The 21 December ruling denied the agency's request to dismiss it. The case could have broad implications as it concerns ...

Why the anti-fluoride haters are attacking a Calgary academic, calling her a 'fraud' - National Post

Tue, 2018-01-02 06:01

National Post

Why the anti-fluoride haters are attacking a Calgary academic, calling her a 'fraud'
National Post
McLaren's notoriety arose after she began a long-term project to study the impact of fluoridating tap water — or ending fluoridation, as happened in her city six years ago. Her study results have both confirmed fluoridation's apparent benefits and ...

Fluoride is being added to more everyday products. How much is too much? - Kansas City Star

Wed, 2017-12-27 12:28

Fluoride is being added to more everyday products. How much is too much?
Kansas City Star
In the early 1900s, a young dentist named Frederick McKay moved to a Colorado town where the residents' teeth — though in some cases stained chocolate brown — had far less decay than was typical back then. He and other researchers eventually linked ...

Protesters push for councils to remove fluoride from water - 4BC

Wed, 2017-12-27 01:23

4BC

Protesters push for councils to remove fluoride from water
4BC
Some councils are holding out on adding fluoride to water after being lobbied by anti-fluoride protestors. The Australian Dental Association is rolling out its own campaign to combat the “fear-mongering” of protestors. Paediatric dentist, Dr Sarah ...

Fluoride in the water: Too much of a good thing? - Salon

Mon, 2017-12-25 05:01

Salon

Fluoride in the water: Too much of a good thing?
Salon
FairWarning In the early 1900s, a young dentist named Frederick McKay moved to a Colorado town where the residents' teeth — though in some cases stained chocolate brown — had far less decay than was typical back then. He and other researchers ...

Is Fluoridated Drinking Water a Risk? A Federal Court Allows Citizen Suit to Proceed Against EPA Concerning TSCA ... - Lexology

Sun, 2017-12-24 15:33

Is Fluoridated Drinking Water a Risk? A Federal Court Allows Citizen Suit to Proceed Against EPA Concerning TSCA ...
Lexology
A citizens group cleared the first major hurdle to obtaining a declaratory judgment compelling the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to consider whether to regulate the fluoridation of drinking water supplies under Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA ...

In Case of First Impression, Court Rules EPA Wrongly Dismissed Citizen Group's TSCA Section 21 Petition - The National Law Review

Sat, 2017-12-23 09:08

In Case of First Impression, Court Rules EPA Wrongly Dismissed Citizen Group's TSCA Section 21 Petition
The National Law Review
On December 21, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) had wrongly dismissed a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 21 petition submitted by Food & Water ...