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Council defends use of fluoride in water supplies - Radio New Zealand

Thu, 2017-11-16 22:23

Radio New Zealand

Council defends use of fluoride in water supplies
Radio New Zealand
The South Taranaki District Council has a duty to fluoridate its water supply, as residents in the area have poor oral hygiene and a high level of tooth decay, the Supreme Court has been told. A group opposed to fluoridation, New Health New Zealand ...

Supreme Court tackles medication angle of fluoridation case - Stuff.co.nz

Thu, 2017-11-16 20:50

Stuff.co.nz

Supreme Court tackles medication angle of fluoridation case
Stuff.co.nz
The court has reserved its decision on an appeal by a group that opposes fluoridation of water supplies, New Health New Zealand. New Health appealed against a decision that South Taranaki District Council should be allowed to put fluoride in the water ...

Fluoride Plan Continues to Draw Heat in Edgartown - The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Thu, 2017-11-16 14:26

The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Fluoride Plan Continues to Draw Heat in Edgartown
The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
Emotions ran high in Edgartown this week over a recent board of health decision to move forward with a plan to add fluoride to town water. At a meeting Tuesday, members of the water commission and some town residents continued to call for the board of ...
New info in the fluoride debateDurango Telegraph

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Arguments made for both sides at public hearing on water fluoridation - Grandblancview

Thu, 2017-11-16 05:16

Arguments made for both sides at public hearing on water fluoridation
Grandblancview
BURTON — People voiced strong opinions both for and against the fluoridation of water at a recent public hearing held at the Genesee County Drain Commissioner's office (GCDC) Nov. 8. Drinking water at GCDC's newly built treatment plant connected to ...

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Fluoridation fight taken to Supreme Court - Radio New Zealand

Wed, 2017-11-15 22:48

Radio New Zealand

Fluoridation fight taken to Supreme Court
Radio New Zealand
It follows earlier hearings in the High Court and Court of Appeal, which ruled against legal arguments raised by New Health New Zealand, including a suggestion that fluoridation of the water breached the right to refuse medical treatment. New Health's ...

Fluoridation fight taken to Supreme Court - Radio New Zealand

Wed, 2017-11-15 22:48

Radio New Zealand

Fluoridation fight taken to Supreme Court
Radio New Zealand
It follows earlier hearings in the High Court and Court of Appeal, which ruled against legal arguments raised by New Health New Zealand, including a suggestion that fluoridation of the water breached the right to refuse medical treatment. New Health's ...

Human rights issues bite in fluoride test case, top court told - Taranaki Daily News

Wed, 2017-11-15 22:08

Taranaki Daily News

Human rights issues bite in fluoride test case, top court told
Taranaki Daily News
Opponents of adding fluoride to water supplies say it breaches human rights to protect against unwanted medical treatment, a Supreme Court test case has been told. Two small Taranaki towns, Waverley and P?tea, are at the centre of the case after the ...

Fluoridation should be a townwide decision - Martha's Vineyard Times

Wed, 2017-11-15 15:31

Fluoridation should be a townwide decision
Martha's Vineyard Times
I have been reading some of the comments about the fluoridated water issue in Edgartown, and have taken some time to look at the research for myself. There are convincing arguments and good people on both sides. There are plenty of studies to cite as ...

Why You (Still) Shouldn't Worry About Fluoridated Drinking Water - Forbes

Wed, 2017-11-15 14:34

Forbes

Why You (Still) Shouldn't Worry About Fluoridated Drinking Water
Forbes
While there were exaggerated fears about fluoridation in the past, what do current studies say about problems with fluoridated water? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better ...

Fluoridation hurts the poor - Rutland Herald

Tue, 2017-11-14 23:58

Fluoridation hurts the poor
Rutland Herald
I read with interest Marilyn Griffith's letter to the editor about some of the hazards of fluoridated water. Likemany, I once viewed fluoridation favorably as a way of reducing cavities in the general population and especially among the disadvantaged ...

Fluoride petition circulates Edgartown - Martha's Vineyard Times

Tue, 2017-11-14 13:56

Fluoride petition circulates Edgartown
Martha's Vineyard Times
On Oct. 10, board of health members Harold Zadeh and Dr. Garrett Orazem voted in favor of adding fluoride, and Kathie Case abstained. According to Massachusetts general law, 10 percent of the 3,628 registered voters must petition the board's decision ...

Bega District Letters to the Editor, November 14 - Bega District News

Mon, 2017-11-13 17:54

Bega District News

Bega District Letters to the Editor, November 14
Bega District News
It was with much interest that I heard the Bega Valley Shire Council could not make a decision on fluoridation of water in all council water supplies. In addition they said a survey was going to be conducted throughout the shire. It seems this ...

Fluoride pollutes water supply - Rutland Herald

Fri, 2017-11-10 01:07

Fluoride pollutes water supply
Rutland Herald
The program on resilient waters that I viewed on Vermont Public Television Tuesday evening ( Nov. 7) left me feeling very unsatisfied that there was no mention of water fluoridation and its effects on Vermonters and our environment. I am very concerned ...

Fluoride foes want more action from Port Angeles council - Peninsula Daily News

Thu, 2017-11-09 03:51

Fluoride foes want more action from Port Angeles council
Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES — Fluoridation opponents spent little time basking in victory over a Nov. 7 general election advisory ballot that recommends the city's municipal water supply should stay unfluoridated, which it has been since August 2016. They want the ...

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Fluoride foes want more action from Port Angeles council ... - Peninsula Daily News

Thu, 2017-11-09 03:51

Fluoride foes want more action from Port Angeles council ...
Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES — Fluoridation opponents spent little time basking in victory over a Nov. 7 general election advisory ballot that recommends the city's municipal ...

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Second-class-city measure resoundingly rejected - Peninsula Daily News

Thu, 2017-11-09 03:51

Peninsula Daily News

Second-class-city measure resoundingly rejected
Peninsula Daily News
Proposition 1, proposed by the anti-fluoridation group Our Water, Our Choice!, would have been enacted, according to the measure, to elect a new seven-person Port Angeles City Council, including the four new members chosen by voters Tuesday.

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Fluoridation gets support from health body | Northern Star - Northern Star

Wed, 2017-11-08 18:28

Northern Star

Fluoridation gets support from health body | Northern Star
Northern Star
THE medical research council said it found no "reliable evidence" that community water fluoridation at current Australian levels causes health problems.

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Edgartown voters have less than 90 days to petition against fluoride - Martha's Vineyard Times

Wed, 2017-11-08 15:27

Edgartown voters have less than 90 days to petition against fluoride
Martha's Vineyard Times
The Edgartown board of health voted to act on a statute that will add fluoride to the water system by mid-January, unless 10 percent of voters petition to put the issue before voters at town meeting. During Tuesday's board of health meeting, water ...

Fluoride may do more harm than good - Martha's Vineyard Times

Wed, 2017-11-08 13:53

Fluoride may do more harm than good
Martha's Vineyard Times
No science exists to prove fluoridation is safe for everyone. For instance, babies routinely fed infant formula mixed with fluoridated water are at high risk for developing fluoride-damaged teeth — dental fluorosis (white-spotted, yellow, brown, and ...